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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4081

The http_payload_subdissector function in epan/dissectors/packet-http.c in the HTTP dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.16 and 1.8.x before 1.8.8 does not properly determine when to use a recursive approach, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via a crafted packet.
Publish Date : 2013-06-09 Last Update Date : 2015-12-02
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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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014-0341 -- wireshark security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27327 unix
DSA-2709-1 wireshark - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18499 unix
ELSA-2013-1569 -- wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27258 unix
ELSA-2014:0341: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24432 unix
RHSA-2013:1569 -- wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26946 unix
RHSA-2014:0341: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24378 unix
RHSA-2014:0341: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140341 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1265-1 -- Security update for wireshark oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25218 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1276-1 -- Security update for wireshark oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25205 unix
The http_payload_subdissector function in epan/dissectors/packet-http.c in the HTTP dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16820 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-2013-4081

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Novell Opensuse 11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Novell Opensuse 12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Novell Opensuse 12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Novell Opensuse 3
Wireshark Wireshark 24

- References For CVE-2013-4081 CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201308-05
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0341
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1086

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4081

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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