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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3549

packet-paltalk.c in the Paltalk dissector in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.2, on SPARC and certain other platforms, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a file that records a malformed packet trace.
Publish Date : 2009-10-30 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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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 Service
CWE ID 20

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-3549 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20093549 unix
Wireshark Denial of Service vulnerability caused by packet-paltalk.c in the Paltalk dissector oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6391 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-2009-3549

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 3

- References For CVE-2009-3549

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54016
XF wireshark-dissectpaltalk-dos(54016)
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3689 CONFIRM
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-07.html CONFIRM
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.3.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36846
BID 36846 Wireshark 1.2.2 and 1.0.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-05-03
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3061
VUPEN ADV-2009-3061

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3549

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


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