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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0043

Original release date: 04/11/2012
Last revised: 09/23/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in the reassemble_message function in epan/dissectors/packet-rlc.c in the RLC dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.11 and 1.6.x before 1.6.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a series of fragmented RLC packets.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47494
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201308-05
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1026508
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15324
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120111 Re: CVE request: Wireshark multiple vulnerabilities
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6391
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-03.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 54425
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=40266
Type: Patch Information

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