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CVE-2014-2299 Detail


Buffer overflow in the mpeg_read function in wiretap/mpeg.c in the MPEG parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.13 and 1.10.x before 1.10.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large record in MPEG data.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/11/2014

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0382 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0383 External Source MISC External Source REDHAT RHSA-2014:0341 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2014:0342 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2871 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 33069 External Source BID 66066 External Source SECTRACK 1029907 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM;a=commit;h=f567435ac7140c96a5de56dbce3d5e7659af4d09 Patch External Source CONFIRM;a=commit;h=f567435ac7140c96a5de56dbce3d5e7659af4d09

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