CVE Database

CVE-2012-2392

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-05-21
Bugzilla: 824411: CVE-2012-2392 wireshark: Infinite and large loops in ANSI MAP, ASF, IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.3, and LTP dissectors (wnpa-sec-2012-08)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.13 and 1.6.x before 1.6.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors related to the (1) ANSI MAP, (2) ASF, (3) IEEE 802.11, (4) IEEE 802.3, and (5) LTP dissectors.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2392 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
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 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2013:1569 November 20, 2013

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