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CVE-2011-4100 Detail

Current Description

The csnStreamDissector function in epan/dissectors/packet-csn1.c in the CSN.1 dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.3 does not initialize a certain variable, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed packet.

Source:  MITRE
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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=39140 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/11/01/9 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/50479
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-17.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6351 Patch
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750643 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/71090
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14833

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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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-4100
NVD Published Date:
11/03/2011
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017