Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures

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Upstream information

CVE-2012-4298 at MITRE


Integer signedness error in the vwr_read_rec_data_ethernet function in wiretap/vwr.c in the Ixia IxVeriWave file parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.2 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted packet-trace file that triggers a buffer overflow.
CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.39
Vector AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

SUSE information

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 776083 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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