CVE Details

Release Date:2014-09-10


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 prevent data overwrites during copy operations, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted file.

See more information about CVE-2014-6432 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: 4.4 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (wireshark)ELSA-2014-16772014-10-22
Oracle Linux version 6 (wireshark)ELSA-2014-16762014-10-21
Oracle Linux version 7 (wireshark)ELSA-2014-16762014-10-21

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