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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:
Wireshark Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029290
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-6336, CVE-2013-6337, CVE-2013-6338, CVE-2013-6339, CVE-2013-6340   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 4 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.10.0 to 1.10.2, 1.8.0 to 1.8.10
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Wireshark. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause the target dissector to crash or enter an infinite loop.

The IEEE 802.15.4 dissector is affected [CVE-2013-6336].

The NBAP dissector is affected [CVE-2013-6337]. Laurent Butti reported this vulnerability.

The SIP dissector is affected [CVE-2013-6338].

The OpenWire dissector is affected [CVE-2013-6339]. Murali reported this vulnerability.

The TCP dissector is affected [CVE-2013-6340].

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target dissector to crash or hang.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.10.3, 1.8.11).

The vendor's advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 31 2014 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Wireshark Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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