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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0333

tcpdump, Ethereal, and other sniffer packages allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service via malformed DNS packets in which a jump offset refers to itself, which causes tcpdump to enter an infinite loop while decompressing the packet.
Publish Date : 1999-05-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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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

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0333

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application LBL Tcpdump 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application LBL Tcpdump 3.5a Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ethereal Group Ethereal 3
LBL Tcpdump 2

- References For CVE-2000-0333
BID 1165 Multiple Sniffer Vendor DNS Decode Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11[email protected]
BUGTRAQ 20000502 Denial of service attack against tcpdump

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0333

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