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CVE-2012-5237 Detail

Description

The dissect_hsrp function in epan/dissectors/packet-hsrp.c in the HSRP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a malformed packet.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/04/2012

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-hsrp.c?r1=44454&r2=44453&pathrev=44454
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=44454 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55754
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027604
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-26.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7581
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79009
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14992

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5237
NVD Published Date:
10/04/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017