CVE-2011-1142

MEDIUM

Description

Stack consumption vulnerability in the dissect_ber_choice function in the BER dissector in Wireshark 1.2.x through 1.2.15 and 1.4.x through 1.4.4 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors involving self-referential ASN.1 CHOICE values.

References

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:044

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025148

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0622

http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.15.html

http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.4.4.html

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1516

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14724

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-03-03

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM