Bug 824419 (CVE-2012-2394) - CVE-2012-2394 wireshark: Denial of service (crash) due memory alignment problem on SPARC and Itanium processors (wnpa-sec-2012-10)
Summary: CVE-2012-2394 wireshark: Denial of service (crash) due memory alignment probl...
Alias: CVE-2012-2394
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 824426
Blocks: 824434
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-05-23 12:32 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2021-02-23 14:42 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-04-22 21:10:04 UTC

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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-05-23 12:32:58 UTC
It was reported that on SPARC and Itanium processors Wireshark, the network traffic analyzer, could terminate (crash due to bus errors) while processing packet capture file containing ICMP echo or ICMPv6 echo requests.

Upstream bug:
[1] https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7221

Upstream advisory:
[2] http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-10.html

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-05-23 12:56:21 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 824426]

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-05-23 12:57:29 UTC
CVE Request:
[3] http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/23/10

Comment 3 Kurt Seifried 2012-05-23 18:20:02 UTC
Added CVE as per http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/23/17

Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-05-30 06:12:51 UTC
The affected code segment does not exists in the version of wireshark shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.


Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

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