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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-4102

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.
Publish Date : 2011-11-03 Last Update Date : 2013-02-06
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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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
4.4
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2011-11-01 2011-10-21
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-4102 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20114102 unix
DSA-2351-1 wireshark -- buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15088 unix
ELSA-2012-0509 -- wireshark security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27604 unix
ELSA-2012:0509: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23840 unix
ELSA-2013-0125 -- wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27311 unix
ELSA-2013:0125: wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23298 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in the erf_read_header function in wiretap/erf.c in the ERF file parser in Wireshark 1.4.0 th... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15073 windows
RHSA-2012:0509: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21154 unix
RHSA-2012:0509: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120509 unix
RHSA-2013:0125: wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20890 unix
RHSA-2013:0125: wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130125 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-2011-4102

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 13

- References For CVE-2011-4102

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/71092
XF wireshark-erf-bo(71092)
http://secunia.com/advisories/46644
SECUNIA 46644
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0125.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0125
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/50486
BID 50486 Wireshark ERF File Parser Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2013-01-17
http://secunia.com/advisories/46913
SECUNIA 46913
http://osvdb.org/76770
OSVDB 76770 Wireshark ERF File Parser Remote Overflow Wireshark ERF File Parser Remote Overflow
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750648 CONFIRM
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/11/01/9
MLIST [oss-security] 20111101 Re: CVE request for wireshark flaws
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=39508 CONFIRM
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-19.html CONFIRM
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6479 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/48947
SECUNIA 48947

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-4102

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


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