Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1959

The snoop_read function in wiretap/snoop.c in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.17 and 1.4.x before 1.4.7 does not properly handle certain virtualizable buffers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large length value in a snoop file that triggers a stack-based buffer over-read.
Vulnerability category: OverflowDenial of service
Published 2011-06-06 19:55:03
Updated 2017-09-19 01:32:50
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-1959

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.78%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 79 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

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