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CVE-2012-4298 Detail

Description

Integer signedness error in the vwr_read_rec_data_ethernet function in wiretap/vwr.c in the Ixia IxVeriWave file parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.2 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted packet-trace file that triggers a buffer overflow.

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

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 5.5


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/wiretap/vwr.c?r1=44075&r2=44074&pathrev=44075 Exploit Patch
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?revision=44075&view=revision
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201308-05.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55035
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-25.html Vendor Advisory
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_wireshark3
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7533
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15514562
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15777

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-2012-4298
NVD Published Date:
08/16/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017