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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3137

The GSM SMS dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.2 through 1.0.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via unknown vectors.
Publish Date : 2008-07-10 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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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 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

- Vendor Statements

The affected version of Wireshark as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 were fixed via:
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-06-30 2008-06-30
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3137 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
GSM SMS dissector vulnerability in Wireshark 0.99.2 through 1.0.0 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15068 windows
RHSA-2008:0890 -- wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29012 unix
RHSA-2008:0890: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080890 unix
The GSM SMS dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.2 through 1.0.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10860 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-2008-3137

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 10

- References For CVE-2008-3137
BID 30020 Wireshark 1.0.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-12-01
BUGTRAQ 20080703 rPSA-2008-0212-1 tshark wireshark
VUPEN ADV-2008-1982
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0890
SECTRACK 1020404
GENTOO GLSA-200808-04
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:017

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3137

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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