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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-3484

Original release date: 09/20/2011
Last revised: 08/13/2012


The unxorFrame function in epan/dissectors/packet-opensafety.c in the OpenSafety dissector in Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.2 does not properly validate a certain frame size, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loop and application crash) via a malformed packet.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (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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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=737787
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:138
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-12.html
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110914 Re: CVE Request: Multiple issues fixed in wireshark 1.6.2
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110914 Re: CVE Request: Multiple issues fixed in wireshark 1.6.2
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110914 Re: CVE Request: Multiple issues fixed in wireshark 1.6.2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6138
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=38213
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15062
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110913 CVE Request: Multiple issues fixed in wireshark 1.6.2

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