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CVE-2009-2563 Detail

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the Infiniband dissector in Wireshark 1.0.6 through 1.2.0, when running on unspecified platforms, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/21/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2563
Original release date:
07/21/2009
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.1 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/20/2010)

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-2010-0360.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:194 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:194
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:031 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:031
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/17/15 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20090917 Wireshark - wnpa-sec-2009-05.html && wnpa-sec-2009-06.html -- CVE confirmation and CVE Request
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/18/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] Re: Wireshark - wnpa-sec-2009-05.html && wnpa-sec-2009-06.html -- CVE confirmation and CVE Request
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35748 External Source BID 35748
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1970 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1970
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.0.9.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.0.9.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-04.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-04.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-05.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-05.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11210 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11210
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6321 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6321

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11210
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11210
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6321
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6321

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