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CVE-2011-1139

Impact: Low
Public: 2011-03-01
Bugzilla: 681748: CVE-2011-1139 Wireshark: Denial Of Service (application crash) via a pcap-ng file that contains a large packet-length field

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

wiretap/pcapng.c in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.14 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a pcap-ng file that contains a large packet-length field.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1139 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1.9
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (wireshark) RHSA-2011:0370 March 21, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2011:0370 March 21, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2011:0369 March 21, 2011

External References

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of the Red Hat Security Response Team.

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