The dissect_log function in plugins/irda/packet-irda.c in the IrDA dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.9 does not properly strip '\n' characters, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer underflow and application crash) via a crafted packet.
Published 2014-08-01 11:13:10
Updated 2017-01-07 03:00:26
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-5161

0.40%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 73 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-5161

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-5161

References for CVE-2014-5161

Products affected by CVE-2014-5161

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