CVE-2008-5285 Detail

Current Description

Wireshark 1.0.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a long SMTP request, which triggers an infinite loop.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed 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
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-November/065840.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4663
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-082.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0336
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:242
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/24/1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0313.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498562/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499154/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32422
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021275
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3231
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-07.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=472737
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11351

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5285
NVD Published Date:
12/01/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018
Source:
MITRE