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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-2698

Original release date: 08/23/2011
Last revised: 02/06/2013


Off-by-one error in the elem_cell_id_aux function in epan/dissectors/packet-ansi_a.c in the ANSI MAP dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.8 and 1.6.x before 1.6.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via an invalid packet.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
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: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110719 CVE Request -- Wireshark: Infinite loop in the ANSI A Interface (IS-634/IOS) dissector
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-9640
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110720 Re: CVE Request -- Wireshark: Infinite loop in the ANSI A Interface (IS-634/IOS) dissector
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6044
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-11.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0125
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14610
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=723215
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=37930
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-9638
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-10.html
External Source: BID
Name: 49071
External Source: XF
Name: wireshark-ansiamap-dos(69074)

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