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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0304 (1 public exploit)

Multiple buffer overflows in the LWRES dissector in Wireshark 0.9.15 through 1.0.10 and 1.2.0 through 1.2.5 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed packet, as demonstrated using a stack-based buffer overflow to the dissect_getaddrsbyname_request function.
Publish Date : 2010-02-03 Last Update Date : 2017-09-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2010-01-27 2010-01-27
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-0304 unix
DSA-1983 wireshark -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7075 unix
DSA-1983-1 wireshark -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13361 unix
ELSA-2010:0360: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22891 unix
Multiple buffer overflows in the LWRES dissector in Wireshark 0.9.15 through 1.0.10 and 1.2.0 through 1.2.5 allow remote... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9933 unix
RHSA-2010:0360: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100360 unix
RHSA-2010:0360: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21253 unix
Wireshark Dissector LWRES Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8490 windows
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-2010-0304

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.9.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 20

- References For CVE-2010-0304
OSVDB 61987
VUPEN ADV-2010-0239
MLIST [oss-security] 20100129 Re: CVE id request: Wireshark
BID 37985 Wireshark Dissector LWRES Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-05-03 CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1023516
XF wireshark-lwres-bo(55951)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9933
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8490

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0304

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