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Wireshark SigComp Universal Decompressor Virtual Machine dissector BOF Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

8.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

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 buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to a buffer overflow error in the SigComp Universal Decompressor Virtual Machine dissector.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 0.10.8 to 1.0.13 and 1.2.0 to 1.2.8

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.0.14 or 1.2.9:

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)