Vulnerability CVE-2011-3266


Published: 2011-08-23   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The proto_tree_add_item function in Wireshark 1.6.0 through 1.6.1 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.8, when the IKEv1 protocol dissector is used, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors involving a malformed IKE packet and many items in a tree.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
Wireshark 1.6.1 Malformed IKE Packet Denial of Service
nipc
26.08.2011

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.6/10
2.9/10
4.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Wireshark -> Wireshark 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-11/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-11/msg00022.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8351
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025875
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:138
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/519049/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/49377
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-13.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/69411
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15042

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