Bug 783360 - (CVE-2012-0066) CVE-2012-0066 Wireshark: Dos via large buffer allocation request
CVE-2012-0066 Wireshark: Dos via large buffer allocation request
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 781268 809045 809046 834180
Blocks: 773730 807617 816611
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Reported: 2012-01-20 01:13 EST by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2015-11-24 09:54 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-01-08 04:12:45 EST
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-01-20 01:13:28 EST
Wireshark failed to properly check record sizes for many packet capture file formats.  It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.  This is corrected in upstream 1.4.11 and 1.6.5.
This issue was found with the following file formats:

5Views: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6666
Patch: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=40165

i4b: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6667
Patch: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=40166

netmon: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6669
Patch: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=40168

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-01-20 01:52:19 EST
This issue affects the version of wireshark shipped with Fedora 15 and Fedora
16 and has been addressed in the following security advisories:

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2012-04-23 12:52:53 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2012:0509 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0509.html
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2013-01-08 00:00:50 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2013:0125 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0125.html
Comment 8 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-01-08 04:11:52 EST


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