Public Date:
669441: CVE-2011-0444 wireshark: buffer overflow in MAC-LTE disector (upstream bug #5530)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the MAC-LTE dissector (epan/dissectors/packet-mac-lte.c) in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.13 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large number of RARs.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0444 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2011:0369 2011-03-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 wireshark Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 wireshark Not affected