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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4300 (1 public exploit)

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.
Publish Date : 2010-11-26 Last Update Date : 2012-08-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
4.9
AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P 2010-11-22 2010-11-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-4300 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20104300 unix
ELSA-2010:0924: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23387 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in the dissect_ldss_transfer function in the LDSS dissector in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.12... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14287 windows
RHSA-2010:0924: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21990 unix
RHSA-2010:0924: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100924 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-4300

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 15

- References For CVE-2010-4300

http://secunia.com/advisories/42411
SECUNIA 42411
http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/buffer_overflow_vulnerability_in_wireshark CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2011:001
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3068
VUPEN ADV-2010-3068
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2011:002
http://secunia.com/advisories/42290
SECUNIA 42290
http://osvdb.org/69354
OSVDB 69354
http://secunia.com/advisories/42877
SECUNIA 42877
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0076
VUPEN ADV-2011-0076
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3093
VUPEN ADV-2010-3093
Exploit! http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15676
EXPLOIT-DB 15676 Wireshark LDSS Dissector Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Author:Nephi Johnson Release Date:2010-12-04 (multiple) dos
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024762
SECTRACK 1024762
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44987
BID 44987 Wireshark LDSS Dissector Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2011-04-19
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0924.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0924
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:242
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:242
http://secunia.com/advisories/43068
SECUNIA 43068
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3038
VUPEN ADV-2010-3038
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5318 CONFIRM
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-14.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0212
VUPEN ADV-2011-0212
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0404
VUPEN ADV-2011-0404
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-13.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4300

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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