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CVE-2011-0538 Detail

Current Description

Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.14, 1.4.0 through 1.4.3, and 1.5.0 frees an uninitialized pointer during processing of a .pcap file in the pcap-ng format, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/055364.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/055650.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/055664.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/04/1 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2201
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/215900 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:044
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0369.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0370.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46167 Exploit
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025148
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0622 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0626 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0719 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0747 Vendor Advisory
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.15.html
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.4.4.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-03.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-04.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5652 Exploit Patch
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=676232
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65182
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14605

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.0
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 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.1
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 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.2
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 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.3
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 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.4
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 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.5
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.6
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.7
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.8
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.9
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.10
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.11
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.12
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.13
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 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.14
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 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.1
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 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.2
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 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.3
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.5.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-0538
NVD Published Date:
02/08/2011
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017