CVE-2011-0024

HIGH

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in wiretap/pcapng.c in Wireshark before 1.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted capture file.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/43821

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0370.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0719

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=671331

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-03-28

Updated: 2011-03-29

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH