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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
Description Last Modified:  07/21/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:194
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:031
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/17/15
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/18/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35748
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1970 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.0.9.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-04.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-05.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11210
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6321

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

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2563
NVD Published Date:
07/21/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017