Bug 681748 (CVE-2011-1139)

Summary: CVE-2011-1139 Wireshark: Denial Of Service (application crash) via a pcap-ng file that contains a large packet-length field
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: jsafrane
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OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: public=20110301,reported=20110207,source=redhat,impact=low,cvss2=1.9/AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P,rhel-4/wireshark=affected,rhel-5/wireshark=affected,rhel-6/wireshark=affected,fedora-all/wireshark=affected
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Last Closed: 2012-06-20 11:49:54 EDT Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 549582, 612240, 676781, 682932, 682936, 682937, 833994    
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-03-03 01:32:48 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2011-1139 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2011-1139
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1139
Assigned: 20110302
Reference: CONFIRM:http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=35855
Reference: CONFIRM:http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.15.html
Reference: CONFIRM:http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.4.4.html
Reference: CONFIRM:http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-03.html
Reference: CONFIRM:http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-04.html
Reference: CONFIRM:https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5661

wiretap/pcapng.c in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.14 and 1.4.0 through
1.4.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(application crash) via a pcap-ng file that contains a large
packet-length field.
Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-03-03 04:28:57 EST
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 676781]
Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2011-03-21 13:07:25 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2011:0369 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0369.html
Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2011-03-21 15:39:25 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2011:0370 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0370.html
Comment 6 Murray McAllister 2012-10-03 00:30:26 EDT
Acknowledgements:

This issue was discovered by Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of the Red Hat Security Response Team.