CVE-2012-4048

NameCVE-2012-4048
DescriptionThe PPP dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.14, 1.6.x before 1.6.9, and 1.8.x before 1.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted packet, as demonstrated by a usbmon dump.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2590-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs680056

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1.8.2-5wheezy18fixed
jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u5fixed
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6fixed
stretch, sid2.0.3+geed34f0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)1.8.2-1low680056
wiresharksourcesqueeze1.2.11-6+squeeze8lowDSA-2590-1

Notes

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-11.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/07/24/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/07/24/2

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