Bug 681753 (CVE-2011-1138) - CVE-2011-1138 Wireshark: Off-by-one error in the dissect_6lowpan_iphc function causes application crash (Denial Of Service)
Summary: CVE-2011-1138 Wireshark: Off-by-one error in the dissect_6lowpan_iphc functio...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2011-1138
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 676781
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-03-03 06:54 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:43 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-06-20 15:50:23 UTC


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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-03-03 06:54:51 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2011-1138 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2011-1138
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1138
Assigned: 20110302
Reference: CONFIRM:http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=36036
Reference: CONFIRM:http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.4.4.html
Reference: CONFIRM:http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-04.html
Reference: CONFIRM:https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5722

Off-by-one error in the dissect_6lowpan_iphc function in
packet-6lowpan.c in Wireshark 1.4.0 through 1.4.3 on 32-bit platforms
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application
crash) via a malformed 6LoWPAN IPv6 packet.

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-03-03 09:28:36 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 676781]

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-03-04 06:52:02 UTC
The version of wireshark shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5 and 6 does not have support for IPv6 over IEEE 802.15.4 (aka 6LoWPAN) protocol. Hence is not vulnerable.

This vulnerability does not affect fedora-13 since, it does not have support for IPv6 over IEEE 802.15.4 (aka 6LoWPAN) protocol. 

This vulnerability affects the version of wireshark shipped with fedora-14.

Statement:

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of wireshark as
shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, or 6.


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