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CVE-2012-4289 Detail

Description

epan/dissectors/packet-afp.c in the AFP dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.15, 1.6.x before 1.6.10, and 1.8.x before 1.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loop and CPU consumption) via a large number of ACL entries.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/16/2012

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/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-afp.c?r1=44317&r2=44316&pathrev=44317 Patch
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=44317 Patch
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-08/msg00033.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0125.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201308-05.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55035
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-17.html Vendor Advisory
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_wireshark3
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7603 Patch
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15514562
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14963

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 3
OR
cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 4
OR
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4289
NVD Published Date:
08/16/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017