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FreeBSD Ports: wireshark

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following packages are affected: wireshark wireshark-lite tshark tshark-lite CVE-2012-5237 The dissect_hsrp function in epan/dissectors/packet-hsrp.c in the HSRP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a malformed packet. CVE-2012-5238 epan/dissectors/packet-ppp.c in the PPP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.3 uses incorrect OUI data structures during the decoding of (1) PPP and (2) LCP data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) via a malformed packet. CVE-2012-5240 Buffer overflow in the dissect_tlv function in epan/dissectors/packet-ldp.c in the LDP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed packet.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)