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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:   Wireshark.org
Wireshark Buffer Overflow in ENTTEC Dissector Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024930
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024930
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-4538   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 10 2011
Original Entry Date:  Jan 3 2011
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.4.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Wireshark. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted DMX data to trigger a buffer overflow and cause the target service to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The vulnerability resides in 'dissectors/packet-enttec.c'.

non-customers crew reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix (r35318).
Vendor URL:  www.wireshark.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jan 10 2011 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Wireshark Buffer Overflow in ENTTEC Dissector Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Mon, 03 Jan 2011 22:23:51 +0000
Subject:  Wireshark


> There's a buffer overflow in ENTTEC DMX Data RLE, leading to crashes and
> potential code execution.

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5539


 
 


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