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Wireshark Stack-based 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

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to Stack-based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an error in handling 'ASN.1 BER dissector' which could be used to exhaust stack memory.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version 1.2.0 through 1.2.9 Wireshark version 0.10.13 through 1.0.14

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the Wireshark version 1.0.15 or 1.2.10 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)