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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4296

Buffer overflow in epan/dissectors/packet-rtps2.c in the RTPS2 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 (CPU consumption) via a malformed packet.
Publish Date : 2012-08-16 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 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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in epan/dissectors/packet-rtps2.c in the RTPS2 dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.15, 1.6.x before ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15583 windows
DSA-2590-1 wireshark - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19925 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-2012-4296

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Novell Opensuse 11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Novell Opensuse 12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS SUN Sunos 5.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Novell Opensuse 2
SUN Sunos 1
Wireshark Wireshark 27

- References For CVE-2012-4296
BID 55035 Wireshark Versions Prior to 1.8.2 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2013-12-02
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1035 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4296

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