OSVDB ID: 84784

Title: Wireshark Ixia IxVeriWave File Parser Malformed Packet Parsing Overflow

Info

Disclosure

Aug 15, 2012

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Aug 15, 2012

Description

Wireshark is prone to an overflow condition. The Ixia IxVeriWave file parser 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 Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.8.2 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Wireshark Foundation

Wireshark

1.8.0
1.8.1

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete



Direct URL: http://osvdb.org/84784