Vulnerability CVE-2008-4682


Published: 2008-10-22   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
wtap.c in Wireshark 0.99.7 through 1.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application abort) via a malformed Tamos CommView capture file (aka .ncf file) with an "unknown/unexpected packet type" that triggers a failed assertion.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Wireshark 1.0.x Malformed .ncf packet capture Local Denial of Service
Shinnok
23.10.2008

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Wireshark -> Wireshark 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4462
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021069
http://shinnok.evonet.ro/vulns_html/wireshark.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-082.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0336
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:215
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0313.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499154/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31468
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31838
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2872
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-06.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2926
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45505
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10955
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14705
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6622

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