Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 881790
CVE-2012-5597 CVE-2012-6059 wireshark: DoS (crash) in the ISAKMP dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-35)
Last modified: 2015-07-31 06:19:53 EDT
An out of heap-based buffer bounds read flaw was found in the way Wireshark, a network traffic analyzer, performed dissection of certain ISAKMP packets. A remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted ISAKMP packet / packet capture that, when processed, would lead to wireshark executable crash.
Upstream bug report:
Relevant upstream patch:
This issue did NOT affect the version of the wireshark package, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This issue affects the version of the wireshark package, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
This issue affects the versions of the wireshark package, as shipped with Fedora release of 16 and 17.
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 881873]
This was assigned CVE-2012-5597:
The CVE-2012-5597 identifier has been rejected by Mitre in favour of CVE-2012-6059 one:
** REJECT **
DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: CVE-2012-6059. Reason:
This candidate is a reservation duplicate of CVE-2012-6059. Notes:
All CVE users should reference CVE-2012-6059 instead of this
candidate. All references and descriptions in this candidate have
been removed to prevent accidental usage.
The correct CVE identifier this particular wireshark flaw should be referenced under (from now on) is CVE-2012-6059.
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