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CVE-2012-1593 Detail

Description

epan/dissectors/packet-ansi_a.c in the ANSI A dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.12 and 1.6.x before 1.6.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a malformed packet.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/11/2012

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html 'CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference'

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=40962
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-April/078769.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-April/078770.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-04/msg00060.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/48548
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/18758
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/28/13
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026874
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-04.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6823
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/74361
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14991

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1593
NVD Published Date:
04/11/2012
NVD Last Modified:
12/28/2017