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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3145

Original release date: 07/16/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The fragment_add_work function in epan/reassemble.c in Wireshark 0.8.19 through 1.0.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a series of fragmented packets with non-sequential fragmentation offset values, which lead to a buffer over-read.

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 (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: 31257
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:152
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080729 rPSA-2008-0237-1 tshark wireshark
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-392.htm
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9020
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454984
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32944
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2684
External Source: BID
Name: 30181
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2057
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200808-04
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31378
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0890
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0237
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/index.py?view=rev&revision=25343
External Source: XF
Name: wireshark-packets-dos(43719)
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6440
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31044
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1673
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2773
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2470
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-04.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31687
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020471
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31085
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:017
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32091

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9020
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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