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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

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15593

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.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 8
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-5238
Product(s):
  • Wireshark