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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2562

Original release date: 07/21/2009
Last revised: 09/01/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in the AFS dissector in Wireshark 0.9.2 through 1.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors.

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

**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information

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

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090917 Re: Wireshark - wnpa-sec-2009-05.html && wnpa-sec-2009-06.html -- CVE confirmation and CVE Request
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:194
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5625
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37477
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1970
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11643
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3564
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-05.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35884
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.0.9.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-04.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] Wireshark - wnpa-sec-2009-05.html && wnpa-sec-2009-06.html -- CVE confirmation and CVE Request
External Source: BID
Name: 35748
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1942
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] Re: Wireshark - wnpa-sec-2009-05.html && wnpa-sec-2009-06.html -- CVE confirmation and CVE Request

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11643
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5625
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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