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CVE-2010-1455

Impact: Low
Public: 2010-05-05
Bugzilla: 590613: CVE-2010-1455 wireshark: DOCSIS dissector crash

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The DOCSIS dissector in Wireshark 0.9.6 through 1.0.12 and 1.2.0 through 1.2.7 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed packet trace file.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1455 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1.8
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: High
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-2010:0625 August 11, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0625 August 11, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0625 August 11, 2010

External References

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