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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6118

The MEGACO dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.9.14 to 0.99.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (long loop and resource consumption) via unknown vectors.
Publish Date : 2007-11-23 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 low 2007-11-21 2007-11-22
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-6118 unix
DSA-1414-1 wireshark - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18331 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
RHSA-2008:0059: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080059 unix
The MEGACO dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.9.14 to 0.99.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of serv... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10659 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-6118

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.9.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.9.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.9.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.99.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ethereal Group Ethereal 4
Wireshark Wireshark 8

- References For CVE-2007-6118
VUPEN ADV-2007-3956
BID 26532 Wireshark 0.99.6 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-02-25
BUGTRAQ 20080103 rPSA-2008-0004-1 tshark wireshark
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0058
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0059
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:004
GENTOO GLSA-200712-23

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6118

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