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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-4295

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

Overview

Array index error in the channelised_fill_sdh_g707_format function in epan/dissectors/packet-erf.c in the ERF dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.2 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted speed (aka rate) value.

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://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_wireshark3
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7563
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-16.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1067
External Source: BID
Name: 55035
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=44419
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51363
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-erf.c?r1=44419&r2=44418&pathrev=44419
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15718

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