CVE-2010-4300

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General

Score:7.5/10.0
Severity:High
Category:Buffer Error
Exploit:Available

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:Partial
Integrity:Partial
Availability:Partial

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Low
Authentication:None

Relative vulnerabilities

CVE-2010-3445

Published on 26/11/10 - Updated on 19/09/17

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the dissect_ldss_transfer function (epan/dissectors/packet-ldss.c) in the LDSS dissector in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.12 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an LDSS packet with a long digest line that triggers memory corruption.

Category: Buffer Error

CWE-119 (Buffer Errors)
The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2010-4300
Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d'Information CERTA-2010-AVI-560
Oracle Linux ELSA-2011-0013
Redhat RHSA-2010:0924

Exploits

Exploit-DBEDB-15676
SecurityFocusBID-44987

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
wiresharkwireshark

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