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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-4102

Original release date: 11/03/2011
Last revised: 02/06/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in the erf_read_header function in wiretap/erf.c in the ERF file parser 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 (application crash) via a malformed file.

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: SECUNIA
Name: 46913
External Source: XF
Name: wireshark-erf-bo(71092)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6479
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-19.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0125
External Source: BID
Name: 50486
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=39508
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20111101 Re: CVE request for wireshark flaws
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15073
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 76770
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750648
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48947
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 46644

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