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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2174

Double free vulnerability in the tvb_uncompress function in epan/tvbuff.c in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.17 and 1.4.x before 1.4.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a packet with malformed data that uses zlib compression.
Publish Date : 2011-06-06 Last Update Date : 2013-01-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
4.3
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2011-05-31 2011-05-31
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-2174 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20112174 unix
Double free vulnerability in the tvb_uncompress function in epan/tvbuff.c in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.17 and 1.4.x bef... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14777 windows
ELSA-2012:0509: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23840 unix
RHSA-2012:0509: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120509 unix
RHSA-2012:0509: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21154 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2174

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 25

- References For CVE-2011-2174

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/31/20
MLIST [oss-security] 20110531 CVE request for Wireshark 1.4.6/1.2.16 Multiple DoS issues
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061477.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-7858
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/01/11
MLIST [oss-security] 20110601 Re: CVE request for Wireshark 1.4.6/1.2.16 Multiple DoS issues
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/01/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20110601 Re: CVE request for Wireshark 1.4.6/1.2.16 Multiple DoS issues
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5908 CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061290.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-7821
http://secunia.com/advisories/45149
SECUNIA 45149
http://secunia.com/advisories/44958
SECUNIA 44958
http://secunia.com/advisories/44449
SECUNIA 44449
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2274
DEBIAN DSA-2274
http://secunia.com/advisories/48947
SECUNIA 48947
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48066
BID 48066 Wireshark Versions Prior to 1.4.7/1.2.17 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2013-01-17
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/67793
XF wireshark-compressed-packet-dos(67793)
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-07.html CONFIRM
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=37081 CONFIRM
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-08.html CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=710097 CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061437.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-7846

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2174

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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