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CVE-2012-4286 Detail

Current Description

The pcapng_read_packet_block function in wiretap/pcapng.c in the pcap-ng file parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.2 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and application crash) via a crafted pcap-ng 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/trunk/wiretap/pcapng.c?r1=44074&r2=44073&pathrev=44074 Patch
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?revision=44074&view=revision Patch
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201308-05.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55035
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-24.html Vendor Advisory
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_wireshark3
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7533 Exploit
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15514562
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15693

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4286
NVD Published Date:
08/16/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017