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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-3445

Original release date: 11/26/2010
Last revised: 08/13/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack consumption vulnerability in the dissect_ber_unknown function in epan/dissectors/packet-ber.c in the BER dissector in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.1 and 1.2.x before 1.2.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a long string in an unknown ASN.1/BER encoded packet, as demonstrated using SNMP.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0212
External Source: MISC
Name: http://xorl.wordpress.com/2010/10/15/cve-2010-3445-wireshark-asn-1-ber-stack-overflow/
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-2620
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43068
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42392
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:002
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-2648
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2127
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14607
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20101001 Re: CVE requests: Poppler, Quassel, Pyfribidi, Overkill, DocUtils, FireGPG, Wireshark
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0076
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0404
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:200
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-12.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42411
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3093
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-2632
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0924
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0370
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100913 Wireshark 1.4.0 Malformed SNMP V1 Packet Denial of Service
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0719
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43821
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:001
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42877
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/resource_management_errors_vulnerability_in
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20101011 Re: CVE requests: Poppler, Quassel, Pyfribidi, Overkill, DocUtils, FireGPG, Wireshark
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#215900
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3067
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-3445
External Source: BID
Name: 43197
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0626
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43759
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5230

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)