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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4574

Off-by-one error in the MIME Multipart dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.10.1 through 0.99.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain vectors that tragger an assertion error related to unexpected length values.
Publish Date : 2006-10-27 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 2006-10-17 2006-10-30
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-4574 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20064574 unix
Off-by-one error in the MIME Multipart dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.10.1 through 0.99.3 allows remote at... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9740 unix
RHSA-2006:0726: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060726 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-2006-4574

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.7.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.8.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.9.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 10

- References For CVE-2006-4574

http://secunia.com/advisories/22672
SECUNIA 22672
http://secunia.com/advisories/22659
SECUNIA 22659
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061101-01-P
SGI 20061101-01-P
http://secunia.com/advisories/22692
SECUNIA 22692
http://secunia.com/advisories/22797
SECUNIA 22797
http://secunia.com/advisories/22929
SECUNIA 22929
http://secunia.com/advisories/22841
SECUNIA 22841
http://secunia.com/advisories/23096
SECUNIA 23096
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017129
SECTRACK 1017129
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-255.htm CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4220
VUPEN ADV-2006-4220
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:195
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:195
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_65_ethereal.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:065
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0726.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0726
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/450307/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061101 rPSA-2006-0202-1 tshark wireshark
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-746 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/29844
XF wireshark-mime-dos(29844)
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1201
DEBIAN DSA-1201
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20762
BID 20762 Wireshark Multiple Protocol Dissectors Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-01-15
http://secunia.com/advisories/22590
SECUNIA 22590
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2006-03.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4574

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


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