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CVE-2008-1561 Detail

Description

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.5 through 0.99.8 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed packet to the (1) X.509sat or (2) Roofnet dissectors. NOTE: Vector 2 might also lead to a hang.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/31/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1561
Original release date:
03/31/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/17/2008)

The affected version of Wireshark as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 were fixed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0890.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00005.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:008
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-392.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-392.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0138 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0138
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200805-05.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200805-05
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:091 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:091
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0890.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0890
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/490487/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080404 rPSA-2008-0138-1 tshark wireshark
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28485 Exploit External Source BID 28485
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019728 External Source SECTRACK 1019728
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1007/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1007
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2773 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2773
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-02.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-02.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41514 External Source XF wireshark-x509sat-dissector-dos(41514)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41515 External Source XF wireshark-roofnet-dissector-dos(41515)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2418 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2418
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15089 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15089
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9315 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9315
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00140.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2941
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00228.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3040

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9315
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9315

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