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CVE-2010-4300 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the dissect_ldss_transfer function (epan/dissectors/packet-ldss.c) in the LDSS dissector in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.12 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an LDSS packet with a long digest line that triggers memory corruption.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/buffer_overflow_vulnerability_in_wireshark
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00006.html
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15676
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:242
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0924.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44987
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024762
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3038 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3068
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3093
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0076
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0212
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0404
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-13.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-14.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5318
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14287

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4300
NVD Published Date:
11/26/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017