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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-6472

The WLCCP dissector in Wireshark 0.99.7 through 1.0.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2009-03-14 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-12-08 2008-12-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2009:0313: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22684 unix
RHSA-2009:0313 -- wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29088 unix
RHSA-2009:0313: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090313 unix
The WLCCP dissector in Wireshark 0.99.7 through 1.0.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9629 unix
Wireshark Denial of Service Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6223 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-2008-6472

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.99.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 8

- References For CVE-2008-6472
XF wireshark-wlccp-dos(47292) CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0313

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-6472

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

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