CVE-2018-11357

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-05-12
CWE:
CWE-400
Bugzilla:
1581771: CVE-2018-11357 wireshark: Uncontrolled Resource Consumption in epan/tvbuff.c

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

In Wireshark 2.6.0, 2.4.0 to 2.4.6, and 2.2.0 to 2.2.14, the LTP dissector and other dissectors could consume excessive memory. This was addressed in epan/tvbuff.c by rejecting negative lengths.

Find out more about CVE-2018-11357 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 wireshark Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 wireshark Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 wireshark Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 wireshark Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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