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CVE-2011-3266 Detail

Current Description

The proto_tree_add_item function in Wireshark 1.6.0 through 1.6.1 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.8, when the IKEv1 protocol dissector is used, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors involving a malformed IKE packet and many items in a tree.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-11/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-11/msg00022.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8351
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025875
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:138
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/519049/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/49377
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-13.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/69411
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15042

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:1.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 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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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3266
NVD Published Date:
08/23/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018