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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3140

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

Overview

The syslog dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 1.0.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via unknown vectors, possibly related to an "incomplete SS7 MSU syslog encapsulated packet."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/11/2008)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080703 rPSA-2008-0212-1 tshark wireshark
External Source: XF
Name: wireshark-syslog-dos(43518)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31085
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14700
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020404
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200808-04
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0212
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31687
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31378
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-03.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1982
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6440
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30886
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30942
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:017
External Source: BID
Name: 30020

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