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Wireshark DECT Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Mac OS X)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to error in the 'DECT' dissector when processing malformed data, which could allow code execution via malformed packets or a malicious PCAP file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.4.0 through 1.4.4

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the Wireshark version 1.4.5 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)