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The dissect_eigrp_metric_comm function in epan/dissectors/packet-eigrp.c in the EIGRP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.4 uses the wrong data type for a certain offset value

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15883

The dissect_eigrp_metric_comm function in epan/dissectors/packet-eigrp.c in the EIGRP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.4 uses the wrong data type for a certain offset value which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and infinite loop) via a malformed packet.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-6057
Product(s):
  • Wireshark