Vulnerability Details

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

Published: 2012-07-30 11:47:17
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Executable

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attackers to create a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.

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

Technical Details:
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.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to the latest version of Wireshark 1.4.3 or later.

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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-0444

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45775

References:

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/64624
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0079
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-02.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5530
http://www.wireshark.org/download

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2012-07-30
Modified
2018-10-12
Category
Buffer overflow

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