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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4286

The pcapng_read_packet_block function in wiretap/pcapng.c in the pcap-ng file parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.2 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and application crash) via a crafted pcap-ng file.
Publish Date : 2012-08-16 Last Update Date : 2013-11-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
The pcapng_read_packet_block function in wiretap/pcapng.c in the pcap-ng file parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.2 all... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15693 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-4286

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 2

- References For CVE-2012-4286

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55035
BID 55035 Wireshark Versions Prior to 1.8.2 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2013-12-02
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-24.html CONFIRM
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7533 CONFIRM
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15514562
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1067
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_wireshark3 CONFIRM
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?revision=44074&view=revision CONFIRM
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/wiretap/pcapng.c?r1=44074&r2=44073&pathrev=44074 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/51363
SECUNIA 51363

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4286

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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