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Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 09:05:18 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas@...hat.com>,
        Gerald Combs <gerald@...eshark.org>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: Multiple wireshark security flaws
 resolved in 1.4.12 and 1.6.6

On 03/28/2012 02:56 AM, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> 
> Multiple security flaws were resolved in the recent release
> of version 1.4.12 and 1.6.6. Details as follows, can CVE ids
> be please assigned to them?
> 
> 1. Null pointer dereference in ANSI A dissector:
> The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash.
> It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed
> packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed
> packet trace file.
> 
> Reference:
> http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-04.html
> https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6823
> Patch: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=40962

Please use CVE-2012-1593 for this issue.

> 2. Dos/Infinite loop when in IEEE 802.11 dissector:
> The IEEE 802.11 dissector could go into an infinite loop.
> It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed
> packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed
> packet trace file.
> 
> Reference:
> http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-05.html
> http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-05.html
> Patch: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=40967

Please use CVE-2012-1594 for this issue.

> 3. Memory corruption when processing pcap/pcap-ng file formats:
> The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to read ERF data.
> It may be possible to make Wireshark crash convincing someone to read a
> malformed packet trace file.
> 
> Reference:
> http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-06.html
> https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6804
> Patch: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=41056

Please use CVE-2012-1595 for this issue.

> 4. Wireshark MP2T memory allocation flaw
> The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory and crash.
> It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed
> packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed
> packet trace file.
> 
> Reference:
> http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-07.html
> https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6833
> Possible Patch:
> http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=40978 (not sure)

Please use CVE-2012-1596 for this issue.

> @Gerald,
> All your new advisory links on the wireshark security page are pointing
> to the same page, so you may want to correct that :)
> 
> 


-- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)

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