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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4538

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.
Publish Date : 2011-01-07 Last Update Date : 2012-08-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2010-12-31 2010-12-31
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the sect_enttec_dmx_da function in epan/dissectors/packet-enttec.c in Wireshark 1.4.2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14937 windows
CVE-2010-4538 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011:0013: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22926 unix
DSA-2144-1 wireshark -- buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12668 unix
ELSA-2011:0013: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23063 unix
RHSA-2011:0013: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21259 unix
RHSA-2011:0013: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110013 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-2010-4538

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 1

- References For CVE-2010-4538
VUPEN ADV-2011-0099
MLIST [oss-security] 20110103 Re: CVE Request: Wireshark
MLIST [oss-security] 20101231 CVE Request: Wireshark
OSVDB 70244
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0013
BID 45634 Wireshark ENTTEC DMX Data RLE Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2012-01-19
SECTRACK 1024930
VUPEN ADV-2011-0053
VUPEN ADV-2011-0008
VUPEN ADV-2011-0079
VUPEN ADV-2011-0110

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4538

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