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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2560

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Wireshark 1.2.0 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a file that records a malformed packet trace and is processed by the (1) Bluetooth L2CAP, (2) RADIUS, or (3) MIOP dissector. NOTE: it was later reported that the RADIUS issue also affects 0.10.13 through 1.0.9.
Publish Date : 2009-07-21 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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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 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

- Vendor Statements

The affected version of Wireshark as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 were fixed via: Vectors (1) Bluetooth L2CAP and (3) MIOP did not affect the versions of the Wireshark package, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2009-07-20 2009-07-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-2560 unix
DSA-1942 wireshark -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7586 unix
DSA-1942-1 wireshark -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13282 unix
ELSA-2010:0360: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22891 unix
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Wireshark 1.2.0 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10403 unix
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Wireshark 1.2.0 allow remote attackers to cause DOS. oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6416 windows
RHSA-2010:0360: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21253 unix
RHSA-2010:0360: wireshark security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100360 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-2009-2560

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 11

- References For CVE-2009-2560
XF wireshark-radius-dissector-dos(54019) CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2009-1970
BID 36846 Wireshark 1.2.2 and 1.0.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-05-03
BID 35748 Wireshark 1.2.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-05-03
MLIST [oss-security] 20090722 Re: CVE request: Wireshark <1.2.1 Multiple DoS

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2560

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