CVE-2013-1578

Published: 03 February 2013

The dissect_pw_eth_heuristic function in epan/dissectors/packet-pw-eth.c in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.13 and 1.8.x before 1.8.5 does not properly handle apparent Ethernet address values at the beginning of MPLS data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loop) via a malformed packet.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
wireshark
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.6.13,1.8.5)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(1.12.1+g01b65bf-2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(1.10.6-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin) Does not exist
(precise was needed)