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CVE-2008-3139 Detail


The RTMPT dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.8 through 1.0.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors. NOTE: this might be due to a use-after-free error.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/10/2008

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/11/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:017 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200808-04 External Source SECTRACK 1020404 External Source CONFIRM External Source BUGTRAQ 20080703 rPSA-2008-0212-1 tshark wireshark External Source BID 30020 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1982 External Source CONFIRM External Source XF wireshark-rtmpt-dos(43517) External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14682 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-6440

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