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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6441

The WiMAX dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors related to "unaligned access on some platforms."
Publish Date : 2007-12-19 Last Update Date : 2012-08-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.3
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 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2007-12-18 2007-12-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-6441 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20076441 unix
ELSA-2008:0058: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22589 unix
RHSA-2008:0058: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080058 unix
The WiMAX dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10452 unix
WiMAX dissector vulnerability in Wireshark 0.99.6 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14126 windows
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-2007-6441

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 1

- References For CVE-2007-6441

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:001
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:001
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199958
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27071
BID 27071 Wireshark 0.99.6 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-02-25
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/485792/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080103 rPSA-2008-0004-1 tshark wireshark
http://secunia.com/advisories/28304
SECUNIA 28304
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00008.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:004
http://secunia.com/advisories/27777
SECUNIA 27777
http://secunia.com/advisories/28288
SECUNIA 28288
http://secunia.com/advisories/28325
SECUNIA 28325
http://secunia.com/advisories/28564
SECUNIA 28564
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0004 CONFIRM
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200712-23.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200712-23
http://secunia.com/advisories/29048
SECUNIA 29048
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0058.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0058
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:1
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/39183
XF wireshark-wimax-dissector-dos(39183)
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2007-03.html CONFIRM
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1975 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6441

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


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