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CVE-2009-3549 Detail

Description

packet-paltalk.c in the Paltalk dissector in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.2, on SPARC and certain other platforms, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a file that records a malformed packet trace.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/30/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3549
Original release date:
10/30/2009
Last revised:
09/18/2017
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 (11/02/2009)

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 Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36846 Patch External Source BID 36846
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3061 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-3061
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.3.html Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.3.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-07.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-07.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3689 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3689
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54016 External Source XF wireshark-dissectpaltalk-dos(54016)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6391 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6391

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6391
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6391

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