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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-4287

Original release date: 08/16/2012
Last revised: 11/02/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

epan/dissectors/packet-mongo.c in the MongoDB dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loop and CPU consumption) via a small value for a BSON document length.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-14.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1067
External Source: BID
Name: 55035
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51363
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15818
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7572
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-mongo.c?r1=44288&r2=44287&pathrev=44288
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=44288
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_wireshark3

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)