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CVE-2009-2560

Impact: Low
Public: 2009-07-20
Bugzilla: 513008: CVE-2009-2560 Wireshark: various flaws in a) RADIUS, b) Bluetooth L2CAP, c) MIOP dissectors (DoS)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2560 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

The affected version of Wireshark as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 were fixed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0360.html

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.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.9
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0360 April 20, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0360 April 20, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0360 April 20, 2010

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