Bug 836960 (CVE-2012-3825) - CVE-2012-3825 wireshark: Integer overflows in BACapp and Bluetooth HCI dissectors, leading to DoS (wnpa-sec-2012-08)
Summary: CVE-2012-3825 wireshark: Integer overflows in BACapp and Bluetooth HCI dissec...
Alias: CVE-2012-3825
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 994924 1004712
Blocks: 824434 974906
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Reported: 2012-07-02 10:27 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2021-02-23 14:25 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-06-08 20:00:47 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:1569 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2013-11-20 21:40:01 UTC

Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-07-02 10:27:49 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2012-3825 to the following vulnerability:

Multiple integer overflows in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.13 and 1.6.x before 1.6.8 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors related to the (1) BACapp and (2) Bluetooth HCI dissectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-2392.

[1] http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-08.html
[2] https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7121
[3] https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7122

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-07-05 04:51:34 UTC
There are essentially two issues in this CVE, one dealing with BACapp and the other with Bluetooth HCI. The Bluetooth HCI dissector issue affects Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2013-11-21 07:29:18 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:1569 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1569.html

Comment 5 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-11-22 03:11:17 UTC


Comment 6 Martin Žember 2015-06-08 19:47:38 UTC
RHEL-5 is affected by the HCI Bluetooth variant of the bug.

Comment 7 Tomas Hoger 2015-06-08 20:00:47 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is currently in Phase 3 of its life cycle, during which only Critical impact security issues are expected to get fixed.  This Low impact issue will not be considered for exception.

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