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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0989

tcpdump before 3.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via certain ISAKMP packets, a different vulnerability than CVE-2004-0057.
Publish Date : 2004-02-17 Last Update Date : 2018-10-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 2004-01-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Red Hat tcpdump Denial of Service via ISAKMP Packets oval:org.mitre.oval:def:847 unix
RHE3 tcpdump DoS via ISAKMP Packets oval:org.mitre.oval:def:852 unix
RHSA-2004:008: tcpdump security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040008 unix
RHSA-2004:008: tcpdump security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004008 unix
tcpdump before 3.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via certain ISAKMP packets, a ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10599 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-2003-0989

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Linux 9.0 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Tcpdump * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Linux 1
Redhat Tcpdump 1

- References For CVE-2003-0989
MLIST [fedora-announce-list] 20040311 Re: [SECURITY] Fedora Core 1 Update: tcpdump-3.7.2-8.fc1.1
ENGARDE ESA-20040119-002
CALDERA CSSA-2004-008.0
SECTRACK 1008716
BID 9507 TCPDump ISAKMP Decoding Routines Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
SGI 20040202-01-U
APPLE APPLE-SA-2004-02-23
SGI 20040103-01-U
REDHAT RHSA-2004:008
REDHAT RHSA-2004:007
CERT-VN VU#738518
TRUSTIX 2004-0004
SCO SCOSA-2004.9
BUGTRAQ 20040131 [FLSA-2004:1222] Updated tcpdump resolves security vulnerabilites (resend with correct paths)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:852
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:847
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10599
BUGTRAQ 20040119 [ESA-20040119-002] 'tcpdump' multiple vulnerabilities.

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0989

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