CVE Database

CVE-2012-6061

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-11-28
Bugzilla: 881748: CVE-2012-5599 CVE-2012-6061 wireshark: DoS (infinite loop) in the WTP dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-37)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dissect_wtp_common function in epan/dissectors/packet-wtp.c in the WTP dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.12 and 1.8.x before 1.8.4 uses an incorrect data type for a certain length field, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and infinite loop) via a crafted value in a packet.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6061 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 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2014:0341 March 31, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2013:1569 November 20, 2013

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