Wireshark / Ethereal Dissector LWRES Multiple Buffer Overflows

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host has an application that is affected by several buffer

Description :

The installed version of Wireshark or Ethereal is potentially
vulnerable to attack by handling data associated with the LWRES

These vulnerabilities can result in a denial of service, or possibly
arbitrary code execution. A remote attacker can exploit these issues
by tricking a user into opening a maliciously crafted capture file.
Additionally, if Wireshark is running in promiscuous mode, one of
these issues can be exploited remotely.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.0.11 / 1.2.6 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 44338 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37985

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0304

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