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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1561

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.5 through 0.99.8 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed packet to the (1) X.509sat or (2) Roofnet dissectors. NOTE: Vector 2 might also lead to a hang.
Publish Date : 2008-03-31 Last Update Date : 2012-08-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

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-2008-0890.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-03-27 2008-03-28
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2008:0890: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21972 unix
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Wireshark 0.99.5 through 0.99.8 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15089 windows
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.5 through 0.99.8 allow remote attackers to ca... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9315 unix
RHSA-2008:0890: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080890 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1561

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 7

- References For CVE-2008-1561

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00228.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3040
http://secunia.com/advisories/29569
SECUNIA 29569
http://secunia.com/advisories/29622
SECUNIA 29622
http://secunia.com/advisories/29695
SECUNIA 29695
http://secunia.com/advisories/29736
SECUNIA 29736
http://secunia.com/advisories/32091
SECUNIA 32091
http://secunia.com/advisories/29971
SECUNIA 29971
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-392.htm CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0138 CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200805-05.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200805-05
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:091
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:091
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0890.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0890
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019728
SECTRACK 1019728
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28485
BID 28485 Wireshark 0.99.8 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-10-09
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/490487/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080404 rPSA-2008-0138-1 tshark wireshark
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2773
VUPEN ADV-2008-2773
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1007/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1007
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-02.html CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:008
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00140.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2941
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2418 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41515
XF wireshark-roofnet-dissector-dos(41515)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41514
XF wireshark-x509sat-dissector-dos(41514)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1561

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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