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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6113

Original release date: 11/23/2007
Last revised: 03/09/2011


Integer signedness error in the DNP3 dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.10.12 to 0.99.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (long loop) via a malformed DNP3 packet.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/04/2008)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-6113 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 4347
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3956
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9841
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-4590
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.securiteam.com/securitynews/5LP0V00MAI.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200712-23
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2007-03.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 26532
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0004
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1975
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0058
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-4690
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080103 rPSA-2008-0004-1 tshark wireshark
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3095
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:004
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018635
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018988
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0059
External Source: XF
Name: wireshark-dnp3-dos(36392)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070904 Wireshark DNP3 Dissector Infinite Loop Vulnerability
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:001
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199958

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9841
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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