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666894: CVE-2010-4538 Wireshark: Stack-based array index error in ENTTEC dissector (upstream bug #5539)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4538 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (wireshark) RHSA-2011:0013 2011-01-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2011:0013 2011-01-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (wireshark) RHSA-2011:0013 2011-01-10

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