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CVE-2009-3550

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2009-10-27
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
531260: CVE-2009-3550 Wireshark: NULL pointer dereference in the DCERPC over SMB packet disassembly

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3550 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 3 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0360 2010-04-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0360 2010-04-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (wireshark) RHSA-2010:0360 2010-04-20

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