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CVE-2010-4538 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the sect_enttec_dmx_da function in epan/dissectors/packet-enttec.c in Wireshark 1.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted ENTTEC DMX packet with Run Length Encoding (RLE) compression.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/053042.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/053061.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/12/31/7
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/03/8
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2144
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:002
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0013.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45634
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024930
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0008
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0053
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0069
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0079
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0099
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0110
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5539 Exploit Patch
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14937

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:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4538
NVD Published Date:
01/07/2011
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017