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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-3548

The dissect_drda function in epan/dissectors/packet-drda.c in Wireshark 1.6.x through 1.6.10 and 1.8.x through 1.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a small value for a certain length field in a capture file.
Publish Date : 2012-08-30 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
The dissect_drda function in epan/dissectors/packet-drda.c in Wireshark 1.6.x through 1.6.10 and 1.8.x through 1.8.2 all... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15646 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-2012-3548

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 14

- References For CVE-2012-3548
GENTOO GLSA-201308-05
SECTRACK 1027464
MLIST [oss-security] 20120829 Re: CVE Request -- wireshark (X >= 1.6.8): DoS (excessive CPU use and infinite loop) in DRDA dissector CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-3548

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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