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Wireshark : CVE-2012-6054 : Wireshark sFlow dissector infinite loop

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Wireshark : CVE-2012-6054 : Wireshark sFlow dissector infinite loop

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/05/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/04/2017
Modified
10/04/2017

Description

The dissect_sflow_245_address_type function in epan/dissectors/packet-sflow.c in the sFlow dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.4 does not properly handle length calculations for an invalid IP address type, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a packet that is neither IPv4 nor IPv6.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_6_14
  • wireshark-upgrade-1_8_4

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