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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0304

Original release date: 02/03/2010
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Multiple buffer overflows in the LWRES dissector in Wireshark 0.9.15 through 1.0.10 and 1.2.0 through 1.2.5 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed packet, as demonstrated using a stack-based buffer overflow to the dissect_getaddrsbyname_request function.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-01.html
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023516
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-3556
External Source: XF
Name: wireshark-lwres-bo(55951)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0239
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100129 Re: CVE id request: Wireshark
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:031
External Source: MISC
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk-1.2/epan/dissectors/packet-lwres.c?view=diff&r1=31596&r2=28492&diff_format=h
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8490
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.metasploit.com/modules/exploit/multi/misc/wireshark_lwres_getaddrbyname
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-02.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 37985
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1983
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9933

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8490
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9933
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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