CVE-2011-0538

NameCVE-2011-0538
DescriptionWireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.14, 1.4.0 through 1.4.3, and 1.5.0 frees an uninitialized pointer during processing of a .pcap file in the pcap-ng format, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2201-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs613202

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)wheezy1.8.2-5wheezy18fixed
wheezy (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6fixed
stretch, sid2.0.4+gdd7746e-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wiresharksource(unstable)1.4.3-3low613202
wiresharksourcelenny1.0.2-3+lenny13mediumDSA-2201-1
wiresharksourcesqueeze1.2.11-6+squeeze1mediumDSA-2201-1

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