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CVE-2009-3829

Impact: Low
Public: 2009-10-05
Bugzilla: 532479: CVE-2009-3829 wireshark: unsigned integer wrap vulnerability in ERF reader (VU#676492)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in wiretap/erf.c in Wireshark before 1.2.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted erf file, related to an "unsigned integer wrap vulnerability."

Find out more about CVE-2009-3829 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

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1.9
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Local
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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