Bug 732947 (CVE-2011-3266) - CVE-2011-3266 Wireshark proto_tree_add_item DoS
Summary: CVE-2011-3266 Wireshark proto_tree_add_item DoS
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2011-3266
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 737788
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-08-24 09:02 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2019-06-08 18:53 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2011-09-12 09:41:58 UTC


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Description Mark J. Cox 2011-08-24 09:02:08 UTC
A vulnerability was reported in Wireshark.  A remote user can send a specially crafted IKE packet to cause the IKEv1 dissector to enter an infinite loop.  The vulnerability resides in the proto_tree_add_item() function in 'tshark.c'.
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/519049/100/0/threaded

Not yet acknowledged by Wireshark upstream, no testing done yet to determine affected versions.

Statement:

This issue does not affect the version of wireshark shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5 and 6.


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