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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1590

The X.509if dissector in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.16 and 1.4.x before 1.4.5 does not properly initialize certain global variables, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted .pcap file.
Publish Date : 2011-04-29 Last Update Date : 2013-01-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
6.8
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2011-04-15 2011-04-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-1590 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20111590 unix
ELSA-2012:0509: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23840 unix
RHSA-2012:0509: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120509 unix
RHSA-2012:0509: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21154 unix
Vulnerability in X.509if dissector in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.16 and 1.4.x before 1.4.5 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15050 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-1590

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 21

- References For CVE-2011-1590

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/1106
VUPEN ADV-2011-1106
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/058900.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-5621
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/058983.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-5569
http://secunia.com/advisories/44172
SECUNIA 44172
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/058993.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-5529
http://secunia.com/advisories/44374
SECUNIA 44374
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025388
SECTRACK 1025388
http://secunia.com/advisories/48947
SECUNIA 48947
http://secunia.com/advisories/45149
SECUNIA 45149
http://secunia.com/advisories/44822
SECUNIA 44822
http://www.osvdb.org/71846
OSVDB 71846
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:083
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2011:083
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2274
DEBIAN DSA-2274
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/1022
VUPEN ADV-2011-1022
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-05.html CONFIRM
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5754 CONFIRM
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-06.html CONFIRM
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/8701428
SUSE SUSE-SU-2011:0611
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5793 CONFIRM
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/18/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20110418 Wireshark 1.2.16 / 1.4.5
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?revision=36608&view=revision CONFIRM
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/18/8
MLIST [oss-security] 20110418 Re: Wireshark 1.2.16 / 1.4.5

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1590

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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