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CVE-2012-4298 at MITRE

Description

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.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.4 (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Novell/SUSE information

Novell Bugzilla entry: 776083

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