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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0507

Buffer overflow in the MMSE dissector for Ethereal 0.10.1 to 0.10.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code.
Publish Date : 2004-08-18 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
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 2004-05-13
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the MMSE dissector for Ethereal 0.10.1 to 0.10.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11026 unix
CVE-2004-0507 unix
Ethereal MMSE Dissector Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:988 unix
RHSA-2004:234: ethereal security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040234 unix
RHSA-2004:234: ethereal security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004234 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-2004-0507

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.10.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application SGI Propack 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application SGI Propack 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ethereal Group Ethereal 3
SGI Propack 2

- References For CVE-2004-0507
SECTRACK 1010158
SGI 20040605-01-U
OSVDB 6134
CIAC O-150
XF ethereal-mmse-bo(16152)
BID 10347 Ethereal Multiple Protocol Dissector Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-12
SGI 20040604-01-U
GENTOO GLSA-200406-01
REDHAT RHSA-2004:234

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0507

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