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Wireshark : CVE-2012-5240 : Wireshark LDP dissector buffer overflow

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Wireshark : CVE-2012-5240 : Wireshark LDP dissector buffer overflow

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/04/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/04/2017
Modified
10/04/2017

Description

Buffer overflow in the dissect_tlv function in epan/dissectors/packet-ldp.c in the LDP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed packet.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_8_3

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