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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4289

epan/dissectors/packet-afp.c in the AFP dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.15, 1.6.x before 1.6.10, and 1.8.x before 1.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loop and CPU consumption) via a large number of ACL entries.
Publish Date : 2012-08-16 Last Update Date : 2014-09-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.3
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 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
ELSA-2013-0125 -- wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27311 unix
ELSA-2013-1569 -- wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27258 unix
ELSA-2013:0125: wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23298 unix
epan/dissectors/packet-afp.c in the AFP dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.15, 1.6.x before 1.6.10, and 1.8.x befor... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14963 windows
RHSA-2013:0125: wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130125 unix
RHSA-2013:0125: wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20890 unix
RHSA-2013:1569 -- wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26946 unix
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-2012-4289

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 27

- References For CVE-2012-4289

http://secunia.com/advisories/54425
SECUNIA 54425
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-08/msg00033.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1035
http://secunia.com/advisories/50276
SECUNIA 50276
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0125.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0125
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-2012-17.html CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201308-05.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201308-05
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_wireshark3 CONFIRM
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7603 CONFIRM
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=44317 CONFIRM
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/epan/dissectors/packet-afp.c?r1=44317&r2=44316&pathrev=44317 CONFIRM
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15514562
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1067
http://secunia.com/advisories/51363
SECUNIA 51363

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4289

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


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