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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-2299 (1 public exploit)

Buffer overflow in the mpeg_read function in wiretap/mpeg.c in the MPEG parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.13 and 1.10.x before 1.10.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large record in MPEG data.
Publish Date : 2014-03-11 Last Update Date : 2016-06-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the mpeg_read function in wiretap/mpeg.c in the MPEG parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.13 and 1.10... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23217 windows
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014-0342 -- wireshark security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27386 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014-0341 -- wireshark security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27327 unix
DSA-2871-1 wireshark - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24197 unix
ELSA-2014:0341: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24432 unix
ELSA-2014:0342: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24691 unix
RHSA-2014:0341: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140341 unix
RHSA-2014:0341: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24378 unix
RHSA-2014:0342: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140342 unix
RHSA-2014:0342: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24035 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0487-1 -- Security update for wireshark oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25103 unix
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-2014-2299

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.8.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.10.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 19

- References For CVE-2014-2299

EXPLOIT-DB 33069 Wireshark <= 1.8.12/1.10.5 wiretap/mpeg.c Stack Buffer Overflow Author:metasploit Release Date:2014-04-28 (windows) local
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0341
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0342
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0382
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0383
DEBIAN DSA-2871;a=commit;h=f567435ac7140c96a5de56dbce3d5e7659af4d09 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
OSVDB 104199
BID 66066 Wireshark MPEG File Parser 'wiretap/mpeg.c' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2014-08-01
SECTRACK 1029907

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-2299

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