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CVE-2011-1958 Detail

Description

Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.17 and 1.4.x before 1.4.7 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted Diameter dictionary file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/06/2011

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html 'CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference'

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1958
Original release date:
06/06/2011
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061290.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2011-7821
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061437.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2011-7846
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061477.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2011-7858
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/31/20 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20110531 CVE request for Wireshark 1.4.6/1.2.16 Multiple DoS issues
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/01/1 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20110601 Re: CVE request for Wireshark 1.4.6/1.2.16 Multiple DoS issues
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/01/11 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20110601 Re: CVE request for Wireshark 1.4.6/1.2.16 Multiple DoS issues
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0125.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:0125
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2274 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2274
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48066 External Source BID 48066
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-07.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-07.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-08.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-08.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=710184 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=710184
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67791 External Source XF wireshark-diameter-dos(67791)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15045 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15045

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