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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4297

Buffer overflow in the dissect_gsm_rlcmac_downlink function in epan/dissectors/packet-gsm_rlcmac.c in the GSM RLC MAC dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.10 and 1.8.x before 1.8.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code 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 Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the dissect_gsm_rlcmac_downlink function in epan/dissectors/packet-gsm_rlcmac.c in the GSM RLC MAC di... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15741 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-2012-4297

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS SUN Sunos 5.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN Sunos 1
Wireshark Wireshark 12

- References For CVE-2012-4297 CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1067 CONFIRM
BID 55035 Wireshark Versions Prior to 1.8.2 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2013-12-02 CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4297

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