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881771: CVE-2012-5598 CVE-2012-6060 wireshark: DoS (infinite loop) in the iSCSI dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-36)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the dissect_iscsi_pdu function in epan/dissectors/packet-iscsi.c in the iSCSI dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.12 and 1.8.x before 1.8.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a malformed packet.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6060 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2014:0341 2014-03-31

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