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Wireshark Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to multiple Buffer Overflow vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

The flaws are caused by buffer overflow errors in the LWRES dissector when processing malformed data or packets.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.2.0 to 1.2.5 and 0.9.15 to 1.0.10

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark 1.2.6 or 1.0.11

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)