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Wireshark MAC-LTE dissector Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

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

11 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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version of Wireshark 1.4.3 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)