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Wireshark : CVE-2012-1595 : Wireshark pcap and pcap-ng file format crash

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Wireshark : CVE-2012-1595 : Wireshark pcap and pcap-ng file format crash

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/11/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/03/2018
Modified
05/03/2018

Description

The pcap_process_pseudo_header function in wiretap/pcap-common.c in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.12 and 1.6.x before 1.6.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a WTAP_ENCAP_ERF file containing an Extension or Multi-Channel header with an invalid pseudoheader size, related to the pcap and pcap-ng file parsers.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_4_12
  • wireshark-upgrade-1_6_6

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