Bug 697741 (CVE-2011-1590) - CVE-2011-1590 Wireshark: Use-after-free causes heap-based buffer overflow in X.509if dissector
Summary: CVE-2011-1590 Wireshark: Use-after-free causes heap-based buffer overflow in ...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2011-1590
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 697747 809045 809046
Blocks: 807617
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-04-19 05:23 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:44 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-04-23 17:35:24 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2012:0509 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: wireshark security update 2012-04-23 20:47:35 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-04-19 05:23:31 UTC
A Use-after-free flaw causing a heap-based buffer overflow was found in the 
X.509if dissector of Wireshark 1.2.0 to 1.2.15 and 1.4.0 to 1.4.4. 

A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause wireshark executable
to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user running wireshark.

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5754
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5793

Patch:
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?revision=36608&view=revision

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-04-19 05:49:57 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 697747]

Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-05-03 10:34:40 UTC
This issue was addressed in Fedora 14 and Fedora 15 via:

https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/wireshark-1.4.6-1.fc14
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/wireshark-1.4.6-1.fc15

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2012-04-23 16:52:06 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2012:0509 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0509.html

Comment 8 Ján Rusnačko 2015-10-23 14:53:06 UTC
Statement:

This issue does not affect the version of wireshark package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. This issue was fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 via RHSA-2012:0509.


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