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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3138

The (1) PANA and (2) KISMET dissectors in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.3 through 1.0.0 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application stop) via unknown vectors.
Publish Date : 2008-07-10 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 ServiceObtain Information
CWE ID 200

- 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-2008-0890.html
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-2008-3138 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083138 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
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 (1) PANA and (2) KISMET dissectors in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.3 through 1.0.0 allow remote attackers to c... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10536 unix
Vulnerability in PANA and KISMET dissectors in Wireshark 0.99.3 through 1.0.0 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14898 windows
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-2008-3138

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rpath Rpath Linux 1
Wireshark Wireshark 10

- References For CVE-2008-3138

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1673
DEBIAN DSA-1673
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg00544.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-6440
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43519
XF wireshark-pana-kismet-dos(43519)
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-03.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2773
VUPEN ADV-2008-2773
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30020
BID 30020 Wireshark 1.0.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-12-01
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1982/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1982
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0890.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0890
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/493882/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080703 rPSA-2008-0212-1 tshark wireshark
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0212 CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-392.htm CONFIRM
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020404
SECTRACK 1020404
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200808-04.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200808-04
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:017

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3138

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


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