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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2563

Unspecified vulnerability in the Infiniband dissector in Wireshark 1.0.6 through 1.2.0, when running on unspecified platforms, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors.
Publish Date : 2009-07-21 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.1
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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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

- Vendor Statements

The affected version of Wireshark as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 were fixed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0360.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
2.9
AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2009-07-20 2009-07-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-2563 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20092563 unix
DOS vulnerability in the Infiniband dissector in Wireshark. oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6321 windows
ELSA-2010:0360: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22891 unix
RHSA-2010:0360: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21253 unix
RHSA-2010:0360: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100360 unix
Unspecified vulnerability in the Infiniband dissector in Wireshark 1.0.6 through 1.2.0, when running on unspecified plat... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11210 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-2009-2563

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 4

- References For CVE-2009-2563

http://secunia.com/advisories/35884
SECUNIA 35884
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35748
BID 35748 Wireshark 1.2.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-05-03
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:194
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:194
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:031
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:031
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/17/15
MLIST [oss-security] 20090917 Wireshark - wnpa-sec-2009-05.html && wnpa-sec-2009-06.html -- CVE confirmation and CVE Request
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/18/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20090917 Re: Wireshark - wnpa-sec-2009-05.html && wnpa-sec-2009-06.html -- CVE confirmation and CVE Request
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.0.9.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1970
VUPEN ADV-2009-1970
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-05.html CONFIRM
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-04.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2563

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


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