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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-2486

The dissect_diagnosticrequest function in epan/dissectors/packet-reload.c in the REsource LOcation And Discovery (aka RELOAD) dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.6 uses an incorrect integer data type, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via crafted integer values in a packet.
Publish Date : 2013-03-07 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
SUSE-SU-2013:0714-1 -- Security update for wireshark oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25749 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1276-1 -- Security update for wireshark oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25205 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1265-1 -- Security update for wireshark oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25218 unix
The dissect_diagnosticrequest function in epan/dissectors/packet-reload.c in the REsource LOcation And Discovery (aka RE... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16109 windows
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-2013-2486

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Opensuse Opensuse 4
Wireshark Wireshark 6

- References For CVE-2013-2486
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0911 CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0506
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0494
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0947 CONFIRM
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16109

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-2486

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