Vulnerability CVE-2008-5285


Published: 2008-12-01   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Wireshark 1.0.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a long SMTP request, which triggers an infinite loop.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Vulnerability in WireShark 1.0.4 for DoS Attack
Bach Khoa Intern...
03.12.2008

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

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://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-November/065840.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4663
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-2008:242
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/24/1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0313.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498562/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499154/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32422
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021275
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3231
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-07.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=472737
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11351

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