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Debian: CVE-2012-6061: wireshark - security update

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Debian: CVE-2012-6061: wireshark - security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/05/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/31/2017
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

The dissect_wtp_common function in epan/dissectors/packet-wtp.c in the WTP dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.12 and 1.8.x before 1.8.4 uses an incorrect data type for a certain length field, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and infinite loop) via a crafted value in a packet.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-wireshark

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