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Wireshark : CVE-2011-0538 : Wireshark can free an uninitialized pointer while reading a malformed pcap-ng file

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Wireshark : CVE-2011-0538 : Wireshark can free an uninitialized pointer while reading a malformed pcap-ng file

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/08/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/04/2017
Modified
10/04/2017

Description

Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.14, 1.4.0 through 1.4.3, and 1.5.0 frees an uninitialized pointer during processing of a .pcap file in the pcap-ng format, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed file.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_2_15
  • wireshark-upgrade-1_4_4

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