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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0043

Buffer overflow in the reassemble_message function in epan/dissectors/packet-rlc.c in the RLC dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.11 and 1.6.x before 1.6.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a series of fragmented RLC packets.
Publish Date : 2012-04-11 Last Update Date : 2017-09-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2012-0043 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20120043 unix
DEPRECATED: RLC dissector vulnerability in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.11 and 1.6.x before 1.6.5 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15357 windows
RLC dissector vulnerability in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.11 and 1.6.x before 1.6.5 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15324 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-0043

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 16

- References For CVE-2012-0043

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201308-05.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201308-05
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=40266 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026508
SECTRACK 1026508
http://secunia.com/advisories/47494
SECUNIA 47494
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/01/11/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20120111 Re: CVE request: Wireshark multiple vulnerabilities
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-03.html CONFIRM
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6391 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/54425
SECUNIA 54425
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15324
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15324

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0043

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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