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CVE-2012-0041

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-01-10
Bugzilla: 773726: CVE-2012-0041 wireshark: multiple file parser vulnerabilities (wnpa-sec-2012-01)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dissect_packet function in epan/packet.c 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) via a long packet in a capture file, as demonstrated by an airopeek file.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0041 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1.9
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2013:0125 January 08, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2012:0509 April 23, 2012

External References

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