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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-0055

Original release date: 02/17/2004
Last revised: 08/21/2010


The print_attr_string function in print-radius.c for tcpdump 3.8.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a RADIUS attribute with a large length value.


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

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 11032
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 10652
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040131 [FLSA-2004:1222] Updated tcpdump resolves security vulnerabilites (resend with correct paths)
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-425
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9989
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 10644
External Source: MLIST
Name: [fedora-announce-list] 20040311 Re: [SECURITY] Fedora Core 1 Update: tcpdump-3.7.2-8.fc1.1
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2004-02-23
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:008
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SGI
Name: 20040103-01-U
External Source: MLIST
Name: [tcpdump-workers] multiple vulnerabilities in tcpdump 3.8.1
External Source: BID
Name: 7090
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 10636
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 10718
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2004.9
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:850
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLSA-2003:832
External Source: CALDERA
Name: CSSA-2004-008.0
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:1222
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:853
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#955526
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2004-092
External Source: SGI
Name: 20040202-01-U
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2004:008
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 11022
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1008735
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 12179
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2004-0004
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2004-090
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 10639

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:850
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:853
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9989
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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