Moderate

CVE-2011-3483 - Buffer Errors vulnerability in Wireshark

Publication: 2011-09-20
Summary

Wireshark 1.6.x before 1.6.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed capture file that leads to an invalid root tvbuff, related to a "buffer exception handling vulnerability."

Classification
CWE-119: Buffer Errors

Risk level (CVSS 4.3)

Moderate

4.3

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.0
  • Wireshark Wireshark 1.6.1