Bug 485888 - (CVE-2009-0599) CVE-2009-0599 wireshark: buffer overflows in NetScreen snoop file reader
CVE-2009-0599 wireshark: buffer overflows in NetScreen snoop file reader
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/s...
public=20090206,reported=20090207,imp...
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Depends On: 486548 486549 486550 486551 486552 833990
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Reported: 2009-02-17 04:23 EST by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2012-06-20 10:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-06-16 02:44:28 EDT
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2009-02-17 04:23:17 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2009-0599 to
the following vulnerability:

Buffer overflow in wiretap/netscreen.c in Wireshark 0.99.7 through
1.0.5 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (application crash) via a malformed NetScreen snoop file.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0599
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-01.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=2590
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33690
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2009/0370
http://osvdb.org/51815
http://secunia.com/advisories/33872
Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2009-02-17 04:52:33 EST
This issue does NOT affect the version of the wireshark package, as shipped
with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.

This issue affects the versions of the wireshark package, as shipped
with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.

This issue affects the versions of the wireshark package, as shipped
with Fedora releases of 9 and 10.

This issue does NOT affect the version of the wireshark package, as shipped
with Fedora release of devel.
Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2009-02-17 05:00:48 EST
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having
low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More
information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/
Comment 4 Tomas Hoger 2009-02-20 04:32:11 EST
This is stack-based buffer overflow, that may be exploitable at least on systems without stack protector -> impact=moderate.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2009-03-05 11:34:48 EST
wireshark-1.0.6-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2009-03-16 15:52:35 EDT
wireshark-1.0.6-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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