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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-4538

Original release date: 01/07/2011
Last revised: 08/13/2012


Buffer overflow in the sect_enttec_dmx_da function in epan/dissectors/packet-enttec.c in Wireshark 1.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted ENTTEC DMX packet with Run Length Encoding (RLE) compression.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
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: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0110
External Source: BID
Name: 45634
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14937
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:002
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110103 Re: CVE Request: Wireshark
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024930
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-0167
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0069
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0079
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5539
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-0128
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0008
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0099
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0013
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0053
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2144
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20101231 CVE Request: Wireshark

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