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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-0024

Heap-based buffer overflow in wiretap/pcapng.c in Wireshark before 1.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted capture file.
Publish Date : 2011-03-28 Last Update Date : 2011-03-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2011-01-13 2011-03-21
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2011:0370: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23150 unix
Heap based buffer overflow vulnerability in Wireshark before 1.2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26393 windows
RHSA-2011:0370: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110370 unix
RHSA-2011:0370: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21771 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-2011-0024

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 24

- References For CVE-2011-0024
VUPEN ADV-2011-0719

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-0024

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