Bug 824413 (CVE-2012-2393) - CVE-2012-2393 wireshark: Memory allocation flaw in the DIAMETER dissector (wnpa-sec-2012-09)
Summary: CVE-2012-2393 wireshark: Memory allocation flaw in the DIAMETER dissector (wn...
Alias: CVE-2012-2393
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 12:26 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2021-02-23 14:42 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2014-04-22 21:04:50 UTC

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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-05-23 12:26:53 UTC
A memory allocation flaw was found in the DIAMETER dissector of Wireshark:
[1] https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7138

A remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted packet capture file, which once opened in Wireshark could lead to denial of service (wireshark executable crash).

Upstream advisory:
[2] http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-09.html

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-05-23 12:58:33 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 824426]

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-05-23 12:59:01 UTC
CVE Request:
[3] http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/23/10

Comment 3 Kurt Seifried 2012-05-23 18:19:46 UTC
Added CVE as per http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/23/17

Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-05-30 05:03:32 UTC

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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