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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3137

Original release date: 07/10/2008
Last revised: 09/12/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The GSM SMS dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.2 through 1.0.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via unknown vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30886
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30942
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32091
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020404
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:017
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0890
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200808-04
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1673
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10860
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32944
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080703 rPSA-2008-0212-1 tshark wireshark
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31378
External Source: BID
Name: 30020
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-03.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-392.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31085
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2773
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0212
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6440
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1982
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31687
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15068

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10860
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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