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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-2486: Wireshark 1.8.7 and 1.6.15 fixes several security issues

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-2486: Wireshark 1.8.7 and 1.6.15 fixes several security issues

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
05/24/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-wireshark

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