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CVE-2011-1142 Detail

Current Description

Stack consumption vulnerability in the dissect_ber_choice function in the BER dissector in Wireshark 1.2.x through 1.2.15 and 1.4.x through 1.4.4 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors involving self-referential ASN.1 CHOICE values.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:044
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025148
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0622
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.15.html Patch
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.4.4.html Patch
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1516
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14724

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1142
NVD Published Date:
03/02/2011
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017