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CVE-2012-1595 Detail

Current Description

The pcap_process_pseudo_header function in wiretap/pcap-common.c 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 (application crash) via a WTAP_ENCAP_ERF file containing an Extension or Multi-Channel header with an invalid pseudoheader size, related to the pcap and pcap-ng file parsers.

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=41008
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.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/28/13
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52737
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026874
http://www.wireshark.org/news/20120327.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-06.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6804
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/74364
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15548

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1595
NVD Published Date:
04/11/2012
NVD Last Modified:
12/28/2017