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681756: CVE-2011-1141 Wireshark: Malformed LDAP filter string causes Denial of Service via excessive memory consumption

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

epan/dissectors/packet-ldap.c in Wireshark 1.0.x, 1.2.0 through 1.2.14, and 1.4.0 through 1.4.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via (1) a long LDAP filter string or (2) an LDAP filter string containing many elements.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1141 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 2.9
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
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

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