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CVE-2010-0304

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-01-27
Bugzilla: 559793: CVE-2010-0304 wireshark: crash in LWRES dissector

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0304 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.9
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0360 April 20, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0360 April 20, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0360 April 20, 2010

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