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CVE-2009-3242 Detail

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in packet.c in the GSM A RR dissector in Wireshark 1.2.0 and 1.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via unknown vectors related to "an uninitialized dissector handle," which triggers an assertion failure.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/18/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/24/2009)

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36408 Exploit
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.2.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-06.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3893
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5423

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5423
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5423

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3242
NVD Published Date:
09/18/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017