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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3550

The DCERPC/NT dissector in Wireshark 0.10.10 through 1.0.9 and 1.2.0 through 1.2.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a file that records a malformed packet trace. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2009-10-30 Last Update Date : 2017-09-19
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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 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:
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 2009-10-27 2009-10-27
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-3550 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
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
The DCERPC/NT dissector in Wireshark 0.10.10 through 1.0.9 and 1.2.0 through 1.2.2 allows remote attackers to cause a de... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10103 unix
Wireshark DoS Vulnerability due to the DCERPC/NT dissector oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6005 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-2009-3550

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wireshark Wireshark 0.10.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Wireshark Wireshark 1.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wireshark Wireshark 28

- References For CVE-2009-3550
BID 36846 Wireshark 1.2.2 and 1.0.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-05-03
VUPEN ADV-2009-3061
XF wireshark-dcerpcnt-dos(54017)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6005
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10103

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3550

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