CVE Details

Release Date:2014-08-14


The dissect_hip_tlv function in epan/dissectors/packet-hip.c in the HIP dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.1 does not properly handle a NULL tree, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet.

See more information about CVE-2014-6426 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.3 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (wireshark)ELSA-2014-16762014-10-21
Oracle Linux version 7 (wireshark)ELSA-2014-16762014-10-21

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