Bug 750648 (CVE-2011-4102) - CVE-2011-4102 wireshark: buffer overflow in the ERF file reader
Summary: CVE-2011-4102 wireshark: buffer overflow in the ERF file reader
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2011-4102
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 750649 809045 809046 834180
Blocks: 750654 807617 816611
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Reported: 2011-11-01 21:13 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2015-11-24 14:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-01-08 09:10:29 UTC


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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2012:0509 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: wireshark security update 2012-04-23 20:47:35 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:0125 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2013-01-08 09:22:17 UTC

Description Vincent Danen 2011-11-01 21:13:43 UTC
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way that Wireshark 1.4.0 through 1.4.9 and 1.6.0 through 1.6.2 handled reading ERF files.  This could cause wireshark to crash by reading a malformed packet trace file.  This is corrected in wireshark 1.6.3.

References:

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6479
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=39508


External References:

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-19.html

Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2011-11-01 21:15:32 UTC
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 750649]

Comment 2 Vincent Danen 2011-11-01 22:07:40 UTC
This was assigned the name CVE-2011-4102:

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/11/01/9

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2012-04-23 16:52:43 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 12 Murray McAllister 2012-10-03 04:25:27 UTC
Acknowledgements:

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

Comment 14 errata-xmlrpc 2013-01-08 05:00:38 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2013:0125 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0125.html

Comment 16 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-01-08 09:10:29 UTC
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