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CVE-2008-4682 Detail

Description

wtap.c in Wireshark 0.99.7 through 1.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application abort) via a malformed Tamos CommView capture file (aka .ncf file) with an "unknown/unexpected packet type" that triggers a failed assertion.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/22/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4682
Original release date:
10/22/2008
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 (03/05/2009)

This issue has been addressed in Wireshark packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4 and 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0313.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4462 External Source SREASON 4462
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021069 External Source SECTRACK 1021069
http://shinnok.evonet.ro/vulns_html/wireshark.html External Source MISC http://shinnok.evonet.ro/vulns_html/wireshark.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-082.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-082.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0336 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0336
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:215 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:215
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0313.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:0313
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/499154/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20081211 rPSA-2008-0336-1 tshark wireshark
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31468 External Source BID 31468
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31838 Patch External Source BID 31838
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2872 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2872
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-06.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-06.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2926 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2926
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45505 External Source XF wireshark-ncfpacket-dos(45505)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10955 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10955
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14705 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14705
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6622 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 6622

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10955
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10955

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