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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-6430

The SnifferDecompress function in wiretap/ngsniffer.c in the DOS Sniffer file parser in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.10 and 1.12.x before 1.12.1 does not validate bitmask data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted file.
Publish Date : 2014-09-20 Last Update Date : 2014-11-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3049-1 wireshark - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26930 unix
ELSA-2014-1676 -- wireshark security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27300 unix
ELSA-2014-1677 -- wireshark security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26302 unix
RHSA-2014:1676 -- wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26890 unix
RHSA-2014:1676: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141676 unix
RHSA-2014:1677 -- wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26423 unix
RHSA-2014:1677: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141677 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1221-1 -- Security update for wireshark oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27036 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-6430

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.12.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 11

- References For CVE-2014-6430

http://secunia.com/advisories/61929
SECUNIA 61929
http://secunia.com/advisories/61933
SECUNIA 61933
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-1677 CONFIRM
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-1676 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/60280
SECUNIA 60280
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3049
DEBIAN DSA-3049
http://secunia.com/advisories/60578
SECUNIA 60578
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-09/msg00033.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:1221
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=10461 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-09/msg00058.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1249
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2014-19.html CONFIRM
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=47c592938ba9f0caeacc4c2ccadb370e72f293a2 CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1677.html
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1677
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1676.html
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1676

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-6430

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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