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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-0444

Buffer overflow in the MAC-LTE dissector (epan/dissectors/packet-mac-lte.c) in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.13 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large number of RARs.
Publish Date : 2011-01-13 Last Update Date : 2017-09-19
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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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required 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:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2011-01-11 2011-01-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the MAC-LTE dissector in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.13 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14283 windows
CVE-2011-0444 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0369 -- wireshark security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27893 unix
ELSA-2011:0369: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22896 unix
RHSA-2011:0369: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21869 unix
RHSA-2011:0369: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110369 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-2011-0444

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 18

- References For CVE-2011-0444
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0369
VUPEN ADV-2011-0719
VUPEN ADV-2011-0270
VUPEN ADV-2011-0104
BID 45775 Wireshark Dissectors Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-01-19
OSVDB 70403 Wireshark MAC-LTE Dissector RAR Saturation Overflow Wireshark MAC-LTE Dissector RAR Saturation Overflow
XF wireshark-maclte-bo(64624) CONFIRM
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14283

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-0444

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