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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireshark Vendors:   Wireshark.org
Wireshark Buffer Oveflow in SigComp Universal Decompressor Virtual Machine Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024269
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024269
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2284, CVE-2010-2287, CVE-2010-2992, CVE-2010-2993   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 12 2010
Original Entry Date:  Jul 31 2010
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 0.10.8 - 1.0.14, 1.2.0 - 1.2.9
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Wireshark. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a buffer overflow in the SigComp Universal Decompressor Virtual Machine and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2010-2287].

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a flaw in the ASN.1 BER dissector and consume all available stack memory [CVE-2010-2284].

A remote user can trigger a crash in the GSM A RR dissector [CVE-2010-2992]. Versions 1.2.2 to 1.2.9 are affected.

A remote user can cause the IPMI dissector to enter an infinite loop [CVE-2010-2993]. Versions 1.2.0 to 1.2.9 are affected.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can cause the target service to crash or enter an infinite loop.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.0.15, 1.2.10).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-07.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-08.html

Vendor URL:  www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-07.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error, Input validation error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 12 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Wireshark Buffer Oveflow in SigComp Universal Decompressor Virtual Machine Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.



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