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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-3548: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-3548: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/30/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-analyzer-wireshark

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