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CVE-2010-1455

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

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 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

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 3 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0625 2010-08-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0625 2010-08-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0625 2010-08-11

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