CVE-2013-2478

NameCVE-2013-2478
DescriptionThe dissect_server_info function in epan/dissectors/packet-ms-mms.c in the MS-MMS dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.14 and 1.8.x before 1.8.6 does not properly manage string lengths, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed packet that (1) triggers an integer overflow or (2) has embedded '\0' characters in a string.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2644-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze1.2.11-6+squeeze14fixed
squeeze (lts)1.2.11-6+squeeze15fixed
wheezy1.8.2-5wheezy12fixed
wheezy (security)1.8.2-5wheezy14fixed
jessie, sid1.12.1+g01b65bf-3fixed

The information above is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)1.8.2-5low
wiresharksourcesqueeze1.2.11-6+squeeze10lowDSA-2644-1
wiresharksourcewheezy1.8.2-5wheezy1low

Notes

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-13.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8382
announce mentions: Versions affected: 1.8.0 to 1.8.5, 1.6.0 to 1.6.13

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