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CVE-2012-6054 Detail

Current Description

The dissect_sflow_245_address_type function in epan/dissectors/packet-sflow.c in the sFlow dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.4 does not properly handle length calculations for an invalid IP address type, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a packet that is neither IPv4 nor IPv6.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): 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-sflow.c?r1=45324&r2=45323&pathrev=45324 Patch
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=45324
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-12/msg00022.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00042.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-32.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7789
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15764

Technical Details

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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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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-6054
NVD Published Date:
12/05/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017