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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2393

Original release date: 06/30/2012
Last revised: 11/06/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

epan/dissectors/packet-diameter.c in the DIAMETER dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.13 and 1.6.x before 1.6.8 does not properly construct certain array data structures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted packet that triggers incorrect memory allocation.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.3 (LOW) (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7138
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:042
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=42200
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027094
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15558
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 49226
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:080
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:015
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-09.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 53652
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-diameter.c?r1=42200&r2=42199&pathrev=42200
Type: Patch Information

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