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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2560

Original release date: 07/21/2009
Last revised: 12/01/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Wireshark 1.2.0 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a file that records a malformed packet trace and is processed by the (1) Bluetooth L2CAP, (2) RADIUS, or (3) MIOP dissector. NOTE: it was later reported that the RADIUS issue also affects 0.10.13 through 1.0.9.

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 (04/20/2010)
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-2010-0360.html Vectors (1) Bluetooth L2CAP and (3) MIOP did not affect the versions of the Wireshark package, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1970
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10403
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-08.html
External Source: BID
Name: 35748
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1942
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37477
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37175
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3061
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6416
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090722 Re: CVE request: Wireshark <1.2.1 Multiple DoS
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35884
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:194
External Source: BID
Name: 36846
External Source: XF
Name: wireshark-radius-dissector-dos(54019)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-04.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.0.10.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37409
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10403
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6416
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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