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CVE-2012-0066 Detail

Current Description

Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.11 and 1.6.x before 1.6.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long packet in a (1) Accellent 5Views (aka .5vw) file, (2) I4B trace file, or (3) NETMON 2 capture file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=40165 Patch
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=40166 Patch
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0125.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201308-05.xml
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/01/11/7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/01/20/4 Patch
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-01.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6666 Exploit
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6667 Exploit
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6669 Exploit
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15111

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0066
NVD Published Date:
04/11/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017