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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0055

The print_attr_string function in print-radius.c for tcpdump 3.8.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a RADIUS attribute with a large length value.
Publish Date : 2004-02-17 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2004-01-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Red Hat Enterprise 3 tcpdump Denial of Service via print_attr_string Function oval:org.mitre.oval:def:853 unix
Red Hat tcpdump Denial of Service via print_attr_string Function oval:org.mitre.oval:def:850 unix
RHSA-2004:008: tcpdump security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040008 unix
RHSA-2004:008: tcpdump security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004008 unix
The print_attr_string function in print-radius.c for tcpdump 3.8.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9989 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-2004-0055

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application LBL Tcpdump 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application LBL Tcpdump 3.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application LBL Tcpdump 3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application LBL Tcpdump 3.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
LBL Tcpdump 4

- References For CVE-2004-0055

http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000832
CONECTIVA CLSA-2003:832
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20040202-01-U.asc
SGI 20040202-01-U
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legacy-list/2004-January/msg00726.html
FEDORA FLSA:1222
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:008
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:008
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=tcpdump-workers&m=107325073018070&w=2
MLIST [tcpdump-workers] multiple vulnerabilities in tcpdump 3.8.1
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=107577418225627&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040131 [FLSA-2004:1222] Updated tcpdump resolves security vulnerabilites (resend with correct paths)
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1008735
SECTRACK 1008735
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20040103-01-U.asc
SGI 20040103-01-U
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2004.9/SCOSA-2004.9.txt
SCO SCOSA-2004.9
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2004-008.0.txt
CALDERA CSSA-2004-008.0
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2004/Feb/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2004-02-23
http://secunia.com/advisories/10636
SECUNIA 10636
http://lwn.net/Alerts/66445/
TRUSTIX 2004-0004
http://secunia.com/advisories/10639
SECUNIA 10639
http://secunia.com/advisories/10644
SECUNIA 10644
http://secunia.com/advisories/10652
SECUNIA 10652
http://secunia.com/advisories/10718
SECUNIA 10718
http://secunia.com/advisories/11022
SECUNIA 11022
http://secunia.com/advisories/11032/
SECUNIA 11032
http://secunia.com/advisories/12179/
SECUNIA 12179
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-425
DEBIAN DSA-425
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/955526
CERT-VN VU#955526
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7090
BID 7090 TCPDump Malformed RADIUS Packet Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2004-March/msg00006.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2004-090
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-008.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:008
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2004-March/msg00015.html
MLIST [fedora-announce-list] 20040311 Re: [SECURITY] Fedora Core 1 Update: tcpdump-3.7.2-8.fc1.1
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2004-March/msg00009.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2004-092

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0055

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