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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2394

Original release date: 06/30/2012
Last revised: 11/06/2012


Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.13 and 1.6.x before 1.6.8 on the SPARC and Itanium platforms does not properly perform data alignment for a certain structure member, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a (1) ICMP or (2) ICMPv6 Echo Request packet.


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: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-10.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:042
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027094
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:015
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7221
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=42393
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 53653
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:080

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.0::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.0::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.1::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.1::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.2::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.2::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.3::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.3::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.4::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.4::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.5::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.5::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.6::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.6::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.7::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.7::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.8::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.8::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.9::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.9::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.10::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.10::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.11::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.11::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.13::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.13::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.12::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.12::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.0::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.0::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.1::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.1::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.2::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.2::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.3::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.3::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.4::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.4::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.5::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.5::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.6::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.6::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.7::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.7::~~~~itanium~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.8::~~~~sparc~
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.8::~~~~itanium~

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