71848 : Wireshark epan/dissectors/packet-dect.c DECT Dissector Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-04-15

Description

Wireshark is prone to an overflow condition. The DECT dissector in epan/dissectors/packet-dect.c fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted packet, a remote attacker can potentially execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Commercial
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.2.16 or 1.4.5 or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Wireshark Foundation
Wireshark
1.4.0
1.4.1
1.4.2
1.4.3
1.4.4

References

Tools & Filters

53473 53882 54994 54995

wireshark_dect

wp_wireshark_dect_pcap

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-05-02 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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