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Wireshark 'wiretap/erf.c' Unsigned Integer Wrap Vulnerability - Nov09 (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/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

This host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to unsigned integer wrap vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw exists due to an integer overflow error in 'wiretap/erf.c' when processing an 'erf' file causes Wireshark to allocate a very large buffer.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Wireshark version prior to 1.2.2 on Windows.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark 1.2.2.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)