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CVE-2012-5238 Detail

Current Description

epan/dissectors/packet-ppp.c in the PPP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.3 uses incorrect OUI data structures during the decoding of (1) PPP and (2) LCP data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) via a malformed packet.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-ppp.c?r1=42989&r2=42988&pathrev=42989
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-ppp.c?r1=44688&r2=44687&pathrev=44688
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=42989 Patch
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=44688 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55754
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027604
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-27.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7316
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7668
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79010
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15593

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( 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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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5238
NVD Published Date:
10/04/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017