Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.11 and 1.6.x before 1.6.5 does not properly perform certain string conversions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted packet, related to epan/to_str.c.
Published 2012-04-11 10:39:26
Updated 2017-09-19 01:34:29
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2012-0042

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2012-0042
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 53
IPs affected by CVE-2012-0042 17,069
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-0042

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.45%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 72 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-0042

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
2.9
LOW AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
5.5
2.9
NIST

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Products affected by CVE-2012-0042

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