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CVE-2011-2175 Detail

Description

Integer underflow in the visual_read function in wiretap/visual.c in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.17 and 1.4.x before 1.4.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed Visual Networks file that triggers a heap-based buffer over-read.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/06/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=37128 Patch
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061290.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061437.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061477.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/31/20
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/01/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/01/11
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0125.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2274
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48066
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-07.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-08.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5934 Exploit
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=710109 Exploit Patch
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14645

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2175
NVD Published Date:
06/06/2011
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017