CVE-2012-4288

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2012-08-15
Bugzilla:
848548: CVE-2012-4288 wireshark: DoS via excessive resource consumption in XTP dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-15)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the dissect_xtp_ecntl function in epan/dissectors/packet-xtp.c in the XTP 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 (loop or application crash) via a large value for a span length.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4288 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 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2013:1569 2013-11-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 wireshark Not affected

Mitigation

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