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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-4101

Original release date: 11/03/2011
Last revised: 08/13/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The dissect_infiniband_common function in epan/dissectors/packet-infiniband.c in the Infiniband dissector in Wireshark 1.4.0 through 1.4.9 and 1.6.x before 1.6.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a malformed packet.

Description

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

Impact

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: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=39500
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20111101 Re: CVE request for wireshark flaws
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14760
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 46644
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 76769
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-18.html
External Source: XF
Name: wireshark-infiniband-dissector-dos(71091)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750645
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6476
External Source: BID
Name: 50481

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