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Wireshark : CVE-2012-4048 : PPP dissector crash

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Wireshark : CVE-2012-4048 : PPP dissector crash

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/24/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/04/2017
Modified
10/04/2017

Description

The PPP dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.14, 1.6.x before 1.6.9, and 1.8.x before 1.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted packet, as demonstrated by a usbmon dump.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_4_14
  • wireshark-upgrade-1_6_9
  • wireshark-upgrade-1_8_1

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