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Wireshark MAC-LTE dissector Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Mac OS X)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/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 caused by a buffer overflow error in the MAC-LTE dissector, which could be exploited to crash an affected application or compromise a vulnerable system.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark versions 1.2.0 through 1.2.13 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.2 on Mac OS X

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version of Wireshark 1.4.3 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)