Bug 848565 (CVE-2012-4296)

Summary: CVE-2012-4296 wireshark: DoS via excessive CPU consumption in RTPS2 dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-18)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Vincent Danen <vdanen>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: huzaifas, jsafrane, mapcode.mind, rvokal
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Bug Depends On: 848593    
Bug Blocks: 848592    

Description Vincent Danen 2012-08-15 17:26:46 EDT
It may be possible to make Wireshark consume excessive CPU resources by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

Affects 1.4.0 to 1.4.14, 1.6.0 to 1.6.9, 1.8.0 to 1.8.1 and is fixed in upstream 1.8.2, 1.6.10, and 1.4.15 versions.


Note: 1.0.x does not have the RTPS2 dissector, 1.2.x does so is probably affected.
Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2012-08-15 18:10:25 EDT
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 848593]
Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-08-20 00:32:08 EDT

Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-08-27 18:55:19 EDT
wireshark-1.6.10-1.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-08-27 19:04:56 EDT
wireshark-1.6.10-1.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.