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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.4 5.4
CVE Id CVE-2012-4298
Last Modified 23 Sep 2014 01:27:15
Published 16 Aug 2012 06:38:09
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector ADJACENT_NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-4298

Summary

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.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Wireshark 1.8.0

  • Wireshark 1.8.1


References

CONFIRM - http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/wiretap/vwr.c?r1=44075&r2=44074&pathrev=44075

CONFIRM - https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7533

CONFIRM - http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-25.html

CONFIRM - http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?revision=44075&view=revision

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2012:1067

BID - 55035

CONFIRM - https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_wireshark3

SECUNIA - 51363

GENTOO - GLSA-201308-05

SECUNIA - 54425

SECUNIA - 50276


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:57:39