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549578: CVE-2009-4377 wireshark: invalid pointer dereference in SMB/SMB2 dissectors

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The (1) SMB and (2) SMB2 dissectors in Wireshark 0.9.0 through 1.2.4 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted packet that triggers a NULL pointer dereference, as demonstrated by fuzz-2009-12-07-11141.pcap.

Find out more about CVE-2009-4377 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 5.4
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
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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