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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4377

Original release date: 12/21/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The (1) SMB and (2) SMB2 dissectors in Wireshark 0.9.0 through 1.2.4 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted packet that triggers a NULL pointer dereference, as demonstrated by fuzz-2009-12-07-11141.pcap.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023374
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 61178
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1983
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-09.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37842
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=4301
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9564
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37916
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:031
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-13592
External Source: BID
Name: 37407
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3596
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9564
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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