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CVE-2009-3829 Detail

Description

Integer overflow in wiretap/erf.c in Wireshark before 1.2.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted erf file, related to an "unsigned integer wrap vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/30/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3829
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:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
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 unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; 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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/wiretap/erf.c?view=markup&pathrev=29364 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/wiretap/erf.c?view=markup&pathrev=29364
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1942 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1942
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/676492 Patch; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#676492
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.2.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.2.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3849 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3849
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5979 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5979
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9945 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9945

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5979
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5979
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9945
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9945

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.7.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.8.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.8.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.8.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.6a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.2.1

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