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CVE-2007-6112 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the PPP dissector Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199958
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00008.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200712-23.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018988
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0004
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:001
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0058.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485792/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26532 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3956
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2007-03.html Patch
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1975
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14561
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9772
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00606.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00712.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6112
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018