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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4287

epan/dissectors/packet-mongo.c in the MongoDB dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loop and CPU consumption) via a small value for a BSON document length.
Publish Date : 2012-08-16 Last Update Date : 2014-09-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
epan/dissectors/packet-mongo.c in the MongoDB dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15818 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-2012-4287

# 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-2012-4287

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-14.html CONFIRM
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.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201308-05.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201308-05
http://secunia.com/advisories/54425
SECUNIA 54425
http://secunia.com/advisories/51363
SECUNIA 51363
http://secunia.com/advisories/50276
SECUNIA 50276
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=44288 CONFIRM
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-mongo.c?r1=44288&r2=44287&pathrev=44288 CONFIRM
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15514562
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1067
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7572 CONFIRM
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_wireshark3 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4287

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


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