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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.801555
Category:Buffer overflow
Title:Wireshark LDSS Dissector Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Win)
Summary:Check for the version of Wireshark
Description:
Overview: This host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to buffer
overflow vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw is due to heap-based buffer overflow in
'dissect_ldss_transfer()' function (epan/dissectors/packet-ldss.c) in the
LDSS dissector, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
and possibly execute arbitrary code via an LDSS packet with a long digest
line.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attackers to crash the application.

Impact Level: Application

Affected Software/OS:
Wireshark version 1.2.0 to 1.2.12 and 1.4.0 to 1.4.1

Fix: Upgrade to Wireshark 1.4.2 or 1.2.13 later,
For updates refer to http://www.wireshark.org/download

References:
http://osvdb.org/69354
http://secunia.com/advisories/42290
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3038
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-14.html
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4300
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15676
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:242
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0924.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2011:001 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00003.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2011:002 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00006.html
BugTraq ID: 44987
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44987
http://osvdb.org/69354
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14287
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024762
http://secunia.com/advisories/42290
http://secunia.com/advisories/42411
http://secunia.com/advisories/42877
http://secunia.com/advisories/43068
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3038
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3068
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3093
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0076
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0212
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0404
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