ID CVE-2012-1595
Summary The pcap_process_pseudo_header function in wiretap/pcap-common.c in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.12 and 1.6.x before 1.6.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a WTAP_ENCAP_ERF file containing an Extension or Multi-Channel header with an invalid pseudoheader size, related to the pcap and pcap-ng file parsers.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Wireshark 1.4.0
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.0
  • Wireshark 1.4.1
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.1
  • Wireshark 1.4.2
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.2
  • Wireshark 1.4.3
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.3
  • Wireshark 1.4.4
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.4
  • Wireshark 1.4.5
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.5
  • Wireshark 1.4.6
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.6
  • Wireshark 1.4.7
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.7
  • Wireshark 1.4.8
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.8
  • Wireshark 1.4.9
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.9
  • Wireshark 1.4.10
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.10
  • Wireshark 1.4.11
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.11
  • Wireshark 1.6.0
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.0
  • Wireshark 1.6.1
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.1
  • Wireshark 1.6.2
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.2
  • Wireshark 1.6.3
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.3
  • Wireshark 1.6.4
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.4
  • Wireshark 1.6.5
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.5
CVSS
Base: 4.3 (as of 11-04-2012 - 14:30)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
nessus via4
  • NASL family Solaris Local Security Checks
    NASL id SOLARIS11_WIRESHARK_20120626.NASL
    description The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates : - epan/dissectors/packet-ansi_a.c in the ANSI A dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.12 and 1.6.x before 1.6.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a malformed packet. (CVE-2012-1593) - epan/dissectors/packet-ieee80211.c in the IEEE 802.11 dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet. (CVE-2012-1594) - The pcap_process_pseudo_header function in wiretap/pcap-common.c in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.12 and 1.6.x before 1.6.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a WTAP_ENCAP_ERF file containing an Extension or Multi-Channel header with an invalid pseudoheader size, related to the pcap and pcap-ng file parsers. (CVE-2012-1595) - The mp2t_process_fragmented_payload function in epan/dissectors/packet-mp2t.c in the MP2T dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.12 and 1.6.x before 1.6.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a packet containing an invalid pointer value that triggers an incorrect memory-allocation attempt. (CVE-2012-1596)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-15
    plugin id 80802
    published 2015-01-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=80802
    title Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : wireshark (multiple_vulnerabilities_in_wireshark)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_WIRESHARK-8085.NASL
    description This version upgrade of wireshark fixes the following security vulnerabilities : - The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash. (CVE-2012-1593) - The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to read ERF data. (CVE-2012-1595) - The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory and crash. (CVE-2012-1596) Additionally, various other non-security bugs have been fixed.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2012-05-17
    plugin id 58945
    published 2012-05-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=58945
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : wireshark (ZYPP Patch Number 8085)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_WIRESHARK-120417.NASL
    description This version upgrade of wireshark fixes the following security vulnerabilities : - The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash. (CVE-2012-1593) - The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to read ERF data. (CVE-2012-1595) - The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory and crash. (CVE-2012-1596) Additionally, various other non-security bugs have been fixed.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2013-10-25
    plugin id 58944
    published 2012-05-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=58944
    title SuSE 11.1 Security Update : wireshark (SAT Patch Number 6170)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2012-5256.NASL
    description The following vulnerabilities have been fixed. wnpa-sec-2012-04: The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash. (Bug 6823) wnpa-sec-2012-06: The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to read ERF data. (Bug 6804) wnpa-sec-2012-07: The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory and crash. (Bug 6833) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-01-02
    plugin id 58783
    published 2012-04-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=58783
    title Fedora 15 : wireshark-1.4.12-1.fc15 (2012-5256)
  • NASL family Windows
    NASL id WIRESHARK_1_4_12.NASL
    description The installed version of Wireshark is 1.4.x before 1.4.12. This version is affected by the following vulnerabilities : - An error exists in the pcap and pcap-ng parsers that can allow them to crash when reading 'ERF' data. (Issue 6804) - An error exists in the 'ANSI A' dissector that can allow it to crash after dereferencing a NULL pointer. (Issue 6823) - An error exists in the 'MP2T' dissector that can allow it to allocate too much memory thus, resulting in crashes. (Issue 6833)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-15
    plugin id 58517
    published 2012-03-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=58517
    title Wireshark 1.4.x < 1.4.12 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Windows
    NASL id WIRESHARK_1_6_6.NASL
    description The installed version of Wireshark is 1.6.x before 1.6.6. This version is affected by the following vulnerabilities : - An error exists in the pcap and pcap-ng parsers that can allow them to crash when reading 'ERF' data. (Issue 6804) - An error exists in the IEEE 802.11 dissector that can cause it to go into an infinite loop. (Issue 6809) - An error exists in the 'ANSI A' dissector that can allow it to crash after dereferencing a NULL pointer. (Issue 6823) - An error exists in the 'MP2T' dissector that can allow it to allocate too much memory thus resulting in crashes. (Issue 6833)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-15
    plugin id 58518
    published 2012-03-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=58518
    title Wireshark 1.6.x < 1.6.6 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2012-248.NASL
    description Changes in wireshark : - update to 1.4.12 - fix bnc#754474, bnc#754476, bnc#754477(fixed upstream) - Security fixes : - wnpa-sec-2012-04 The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash. (Bug 6823) - wnpa-sec-2012-06 The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to read ERF data. (Bug 6804) - wnpa-sec-2012-07 The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory and crash. (Bug 6804) - The Windows installers now include GnuTLS 1.12.18, which fixes several vulnerabilities. - Bug fixes : - Some PGM options are not parsed correctly. (Bug 5687) - dumpcap crashes when capturing from pipe to a pcap-ng file (e.g., when passing data from CACE Pilot to Wireshark). (Bug 5939) - No error for UDP/IPv6 packet with zero checksum. (Bug 6232) - packetBB dissector bug: More than 1000000 items in the tree -- possible infinite loop. (Bug 6687) - Ethernet traces in K12 text format sometimes give bogus 'malformed frame' errors and other problems. (Bug 6735) - non-IPP packets to or from port 631 are dissected as IPP. (Bug 6765) - IAX2 dissector reads past end of packet for unknown IEs. (Bug 6815) - Pcap-NG files with SHB options longer than 100 bytes aren't recognized as pcap-NG files, and options longer than 100 bytes in other blocks aren't handled either. (Bug 6846) - Patch to fix DTLS decryption. (Bug 6847) - Expression... dialog is crash. (Bug 6891) - ISAKMP : VendorID CheckPoint : Malformed Packet. (Bug 6972) - Radiotap dissector lists a bogus 'DBM TX Attenuation' bit. (Bug 7000) - MySQL dissector assertion. (Ask 8649) Updated Protocol Support HTTP, ISAKMP, MySQL, PacketBB, PGM, TCP, UDP New and Updated Capture File Support Endace ERF, Pcap-NG.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 74610
    published 2014-06-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74610
    title openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2012:0558-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2012-5243.NASL
    description The following vulnerabilities have been fixed. wnpa-sec-2012-04: The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash. (Bug 6823) wnpa-sec-2012-06: The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to read ERF data. (Bug 6804) wnpa-sec-2012-07: The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory and crash. (Bug 6833) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-28
    plugin id 58782
    published 2012-04-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=58782
    title Fedora 16 : wireshark-1.6.6-1.fc16 (2012-5243)
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRIVA_MDVSA-2012-042.NASL
    description Multiple vulnerabilities was found and corrected in Wireshark : - The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash. - The IEEE 802.11 dissector could go into an infinite loop. - The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to read ERF data. - The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory and crash. This advisory provides the latest version of Wireshark (1.6.6) which is not vulnerable to these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-15
    plugin id 61947
    published 2012-09-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=61947
    title Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2012:042)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2012-0509.NASL
    description Updated wireshark packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic. Wireshark was previously known as Ethereal. Several flaws were found in Wireshark. If Wireshark read a malformed packet off a network or opened a malicious dump file, it could crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. (CVE-2011-1590, CVE-2011-4102, CVE-2012-1595) Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2011-1143, CVE-2011-1957, CVE-2011-1958, CVE-2011-1959, CVE-2011-2174, CVE-2011-2175, CVE-2011-2597, CVE-2011-2698, CVE-2012-0041, CVE-2012-0042, CVE-2012-0067, CVE-2012-0066) Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. All running instances of Wireshark must be restarted for the update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 58849
    published 2012-04-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=58849
    title CentOS 6 : wireshark (CESA-2012:0509)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2012-0509.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2012:0509 : Updated wireshark packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic. Wireshark was previously known as Ethereal. Several flaws were found in Wireshark. If Wireshark read a malformed packet off a network or opened a malicious dump file, it could crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. (CVE-2011-1590, CVE-2011-4102, CVE-2012-1595) Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2011-1143, CVE-2011-1957, CVE-2011-1958, CVE-2011-1959, CVE-2011-2174, CVE-2011-2175, CVE-2011-2597, CVE-2011-2698, CVE-2012-0041, CVE-2012-0042, CVE-2012-0067, CVE-2012-0066) Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. All running instances of Wireshark must be restarted for the update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 68516
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=68516
    title Oracle Linux 6 : wireshark (ELSA-2012-0509)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2012-0509.NASL
    description Updated wireshark packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic. Wireshark was previously known as Ethereal. Several flaws were found in Wireshark. If Wireshark read a malformed packet off a network or opened a malicious dump file, it could crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. (CVE-2011-1590, CVE-2011-4102, CVE-2012-1595) Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2011-1143, CVE-2011-1957, CVE-2011-1958, CVE-2011-1959, CVE-2011-2174, CVE-2011-2175, CVE-2011-2597, CVE-2011-2698, CVE-2012-0041, CVE-2012-0042, CVE-2012-0067, CVE-2012-0066) Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. All running instances of Wireshark must be restarted for the update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-26
    plugin id 58841
    published 2012-04-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=58841
    title RHEL 6 : wireshark (RHSA-2012:0509)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20120423_WIRESHARK_ON_SL6_X.NASL
    description Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic. Wireshark was previously known as Ethereal. Several flaws were found in Wireshark. If Wireshark read a malformed packet off a network or opened a malicious dump file, it could crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. (CVE-2011-1590, CVE-2011-4102, CVE-2012-1595) Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2011-1143, CVE-2011-1957, CVE-2011-1958, CVE-2011-1959, CVE-2011-2174, CVE-2011-2175, CVE-2011-2597, CVE-2011-2698, CVE-2012-0041, CVE-2012-0042, CVE-2012-0067, CVE-2012-0066) Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. All running instances of Wireshark must be restarted for the update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-31
    plugin id 61303
    published 2012-08-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=61303
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : wireshark on SL6.x i386/x86_64
oval via4
accepted 2013-08-19T04:01:11.087-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Shane Shaffer
    organization G2, Inc.
  • name Shane Shaffer
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
comment Wireshark is installed on the system.
oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6589
description The pcap_process_pseudo_header function in wiretap/pcap-common.c in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.12 and 1.6.x before 1.6.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a WTAP_ENCAP_ERF file containing an Extension or Multi-Channel header with an invalid pseudoheader size, related to the pcap and pcap-ng file parsers.
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15548
status accepted
submitted 2012-04-12T08:48:06.747-04:00
title Vulnerability in pcap_process_pseudo_header function in wiretap/pcap-common.c in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.12 and 1.6.x before 1.6.6
version 7
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 807644
title CVE-2012-1595 wireshark: Heap-based buffer overflow when reading ERF packets from pcap/pcap-ng trace files
oval
AND
  • OR
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Client is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20111656001
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20111656002
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20111656003
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ComputeNode is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20111656004
  • OR
    • AND
      • comment wireshark is earlier than 0:1.2.15-2.el6_2.1
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20120509005
      • comment wireshark is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100924006
    • AND
      • comment wireshark-devel is earlier than 0:1.2.15-2.el6_2.1
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20120509009
      • comment wireshark-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100924010
    • AND
      • comment wireshark-gnome is earlier than 0:1.2.15-2.el6_2.1
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20120509007
      • comment wireshark-gnome is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100924008
rhsa
id RHSA-2012:0509
released 2012-04-23
severity Moderate
title RHSA-2012:0509: wireshark security update (Moderate)
rpms
  • wireshark-0:1.2.15-2.el6_2.1
  • wireshark-devel-0:1.2.15-2.el6_2.1
  • wireshark-gnome-0:1.2.15-2.el6_2.1
refmap via4
bid 52737
confirm
fedora
  • FEDORA-2012-5243
  • FEDORA-2012-5256
mlist [oss-security] 20120328 Re: CVE Request: Multiple wireshark security flaws resolved in 1.4.12 and 1.6.6
sectrack 1026874
secunia
  • 48548
  • 48947
  • 48986
suse openSUSE-SU-2012:0558
xf wireshark-pcap-dos(74364)
Last major update 03-01-2013 - 23:37
Published 11-04-2012 - 06:39
Last modified 28-12-2017 - 21:29
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