CVE-2012-4285

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2012-08-15
Bugzilla:
848541: CVE-2012-4285 wireshark: crash due to zero division in DCP ETSI dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-13)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dissect_pft function in epan/dissectors/packet-dcp-etsi.c in the DCP ETSI dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.15, 1.6.x before 1.6.10, and 1.8.x before 1.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and application crash) via a zero-length message.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4285 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2013:0125 2013-01-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2013:1569 2013-11-20

Mitigation

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