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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0006

The COPS dissector in Ethereal 0.10.6 through 0.10.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop).
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 2005-01-18 2005-01-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-0006 unix
Ethereal 0.9.0 through 0.10.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a certain malfo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10801 unix
RHSA-2005:011: ethereal security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005011 unix
RHSA-2005:011: ethereal security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050011 unix
RHSA-2005:037: ethereal security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005037 unix
RHSA-2005:037: ethereal security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050037 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-2005-0006

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.10.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.10.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.10.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ethereal Group Ethereal 3

- References For CVE-2005-0006
FEDORA FLSA-2006:152922
REDHAT RHSA-2005:011
BID 12326 Multiple Ethereal Unspecified Dissector Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-07-31
CIAC P-106
REDHAT RHSA-2005:037
XF ethereal-cops-dos(18999)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0006

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