CVE-2011-1139

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
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

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 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 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2011:0370 2011-03-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (wireshark) RHSA-2011:0370 2011-03-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2011:0369 2011-03-21

Acknowledgements

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

Mitigation

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