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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1072

Original release date: 02/28/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The TFTP dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.6.0 through 0.99.7, when running on Ubuntu 7.10, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or memory consumption) via a malformed packet, possibly related to a Cairo library bug.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.7 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/17/2008)
The affected version of Wireshark as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 were fixed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0890.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0890
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0092
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2773
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019515
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0704
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-392.htm
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:005
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29511
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10188
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29223
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080229 rPSA-2008-0092-1 tshark wireshark
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29242
External Source: BID
Name: 28025
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29188
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2296
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29736
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200803-32
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:057
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32091
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-01.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29156
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2941
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-3040

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10188
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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