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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-0365

Original release date: 05/04/2004
Last revised: 08/21/2010


The dissect_attribute_value_pairs function in packet-radius.c for Ethereal 0.8.13 to 0.10.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed RADIUS packet that triggers a null dereference.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
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

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040416 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.015] OpenPKG Security Advisory (ethereal)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:879
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00013.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:137
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2004:835
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:891
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: XF
Name: ethereal-radius-dos(15571)
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:136
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#124454
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9196
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2004:024
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200403-07
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040329 LNSA-#2004-0007: Multiple security problems in Ethereal
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [ethereal-dev] 20040318 ethereal radius dissector vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Exploit

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:879
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:891
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9196
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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