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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1591 (2 public exploits)

Stack-based buffer overflow in the DECT dissector in epan/dissectors/packet-dect.c in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .pcap file.
Publish Date : 2011-04-29 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 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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-1591 unix
Stack-based buffer overflow in the DECT dissector in epan/dissectors/packet-dect.c in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.5 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15000 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-2011-1591

# 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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 5

- References For CVE-2011-1591 CONFIRM
EXPLOIT-DB 17195 Wireshark <= 1.4.4 packet-dect.c Stack Buffer Overflow Author:metasploit Release Date:2011-04-19 (windows) remote
VUPEN ADV-2011-1106
OSVDB 71848
EXPLOIT-DB 17185 Wireshark 1.4.1-1.4.4 - SEH Overflow Exploit Author:sickness Release Date:2011-04-18 (windows) local
CERT-VN VU#243670
VUPEN ADV-2011-1022
MLIST [oss-security] 20110418 Wireshark 1.2.16 / 1.4.5
MLIST [oss-security] 20110418 Re: Wireshark 1.2.16 / 1.4.5 CONFIRM
XF wireshark-dect-bo(66834)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15000

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1591

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