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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3932

Original release date: 09/04/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.9.7 through 1.0.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (hang) via a crafted NCP packet that triggers an infinite loop.


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: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2773
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32091
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0890
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-7936
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-392.htm
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020819
External Source: XF
Name: wireshark-ncp-dos(45309)
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11273
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200809-17
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0278
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-05.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-7894
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080917 rPSA-2008-0278-1 tshark wireshark
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2493
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2675
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32028
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31864
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:199
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31886

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11273
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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