CVE-2007-6112

HIGH

Description

Buffer overflow in the PPP dissector Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

References

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199958

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00008.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/27777

http://secunia.com/advisories/28197

http://secunia.com/advisories/28207

http://secunia.com/advisories/28288

http://secunia.com/advisories/28304

http://secunia.com/advisories/28325

http://secunia.com/advisories/28564

http://secunia.com/advisories/29048

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200712-23.xml

http://securitytracker.com/id?1018988

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0004

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:001

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:1

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0058.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485792/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26532

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3956

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2007-03.html

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1975

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14561

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9772

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00606.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00712.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-11-23

Updated: 2018-10-15

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (10 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
67642Oracle Linux 4 / 5 : wireshark (ELSA-2008-0058)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
60350Scientific Linux Security Update : wireshark on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
43670CentOS 4 / 5 : wireshark (CESA-2008:0058)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
36583Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2008:001-1)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
critical
30034RHEL 4 / 5 : wireshark (RHSA-2008:0058)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
29840Debian DSA-1446-1 : wireshark - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
29820GLSA-200712-23 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
29772FreeBSD : wireshark -- multiple vulnerabilities (8a835235-ae84-11dc-a5f9-001a4d49522b)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical
29766Fedora 7 : wireshark-0.99.7-1.fc7 (2007-4690)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
29760Fedora 8 : wireshark-0.99.7-2.fc8 (2007-4590)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical