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Wireshark : CVE-2012-5238 : Wireshark PPP dissector crash

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Wireshark : CVE-2012-5238 : Wireshark PPP dissector crash

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

Description

epan/dissectors/packet-ppp.c in the PPP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.3 uses incorrect OUI data structures during the decoding of (1) PPP and (2) LCP data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) via a malformed packet.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_8_3

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