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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-3360

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.9 and 1.6.x before 1.6.2 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse Lua script in an unspecified directory.
Publish Date : 2011-09-20 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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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) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-3360 unix
DSA-2324-1 wireshark -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14837 unix
Untrusted search path vulnerability in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.9 and 1.6.x before 1.6.2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15059 windows
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-2011-3360

# 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 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 11

- References For CVE-2011-3360 CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20110914 Re: CVE Request: Multiple issues fixed in wireshark 1.6.2
MLIST [oss-security] 20110913 CVE Request: Multiple issues fixed in wireshark 1.6.2 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-3360

Wireshark console.lua Pre-Loading Script Execution
This module exploits a vulnerability in Wireshark 1.6 or less. When opening a pcap file, Wireshark will actually check if there's a 'console.lua' file in the same directory, and then parse/execute the script if found. Versions affected by this vulnerability: 1.6.0 to 1.6.1, 1.4.0 to 1.4.8
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Windows

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