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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-5165

The dissect_ber_constrained_bitstring function in epan/dissectors/packet-ber.c in the ASN.1 BER dissector in Wireshark 1.10.x before 1.10.9 does not properly validate padding values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer underflow and application crash) via a crafted packet.
Publish Date : 2014-08-01 Last Update Date : 2017-01-06
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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
DSA-3002-1 wireshark - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26018 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1221-1 -- Security update for wireshark oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27036 unix
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-2014-5165

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 9

- References For CVE-2014-5165
DEBIAN DSA-3002 CONFIRM CONFIRM;a=commit;h=17a552666b50896a9b9dde8ee6a1052e7f9a622e CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1249
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1038
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:1221

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-5165

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

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