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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1210

Original release date: 04/01/2009
Last revised: 12/29/2011


Format string vulnerability in the PROFINET/DCP (PN-DCP) dissector in Wireshark 1.0.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PN-DCP packet with format string specifiers in the station name. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.


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

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:088
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35416
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1785
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35133
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3599
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 8308
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5976
External Source: BID
Name: 34291
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5382
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35224
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090417 rPSA-2009-0062-1 tshark wireshark
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1100
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34542
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5339
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0062
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34970
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9526
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34778
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-02.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35464
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: wireshark-pndcp-format-string(49512)
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:011

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5976
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9526
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.2
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.3
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.4
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.5
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.6
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.7
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.8
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.9
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.14
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.1
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.6
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.10
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.11
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.12
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.13
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.6
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.14
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.7
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.8
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.6a
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.8.19
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.7
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.5
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.4
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.3
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.5
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.8
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.10
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.8.16
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.7.9
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.2
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.1
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.0
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.0
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99
* cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.5 and previous versions

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Technical Details

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  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)