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Wireshark : CVE-2011-1959 : Corrupted snoop file could crash Wireshark

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Wireshark : CVE-2011-1959 : Corrupted snoop file could crash Wireshark

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/06/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/04/2017
Modified
10/04/2017

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • wireshark-upgrade-1_2_17
  • wireshark-upgrade-1_4_7

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