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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3933

Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.10.14 through 1.0.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a packet with crafted zlib-compressed data that triggers an invalid read in the tvb_uncompress function.
Publish Date : 2008-09-04 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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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 20

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-09-03 2008-09-03
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3933 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083933 unix
DSA-1673 wireshark -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8237 unix
DSA-1673-1 wireshark - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20196 unix
ELSA-2008:0890: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21972 unix
RHSA-2008:0890: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080890 unix
Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.10.14 through 1.0.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a packet w... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9620 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-2008-3933

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.6a Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 22

- References For CVE-2008-3933

http://secunia.com/advisories/31864
SECUNIA 31864
http://secunia.com/advisories/31886
SECUNIA 31886
http://secunia.com/advisories/32028
SECUNIA 32028
http://secunia.com/advisories/32091
SECUNIA 32091
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2773
VUPEN ADV-2008-2773
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1673
DEBIAN DSA-1673
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0278 CONFIRM
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200809-17.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200809-17
http://secunia.com/advisories/32944
SECUNIA 32944
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-392.htm CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:199
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:199
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020819
SECTRACK 1020819
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/496487/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080917 rPSA-2008-0278-1 tshark wireshark
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0890.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0890
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2649 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2493
VUPEN ADV-2008-2493
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2682
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00713.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7936
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-05.html CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00715.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7894

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3933

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


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