ID CVE-2006-3628
Summary Multiple format string vulnerabilities in Wireshark (aka Ethereal) 0.10.x to 0.99.0 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via the (1) ANSI MAP, (2) Checkpoint FW-1, (3) MQ, (4) XML, and (5) NTP dissectors.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.0
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.0
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.0a
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.0a
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.1
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.1
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.2
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.2
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.3
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.3
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.4
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.4
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.5
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.5
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.6
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.6
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.7
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.7
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.8
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.8
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.9
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.9
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.10
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.10
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.11
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.11
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.12
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.12
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.13
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.13
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.14
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.10.14
  • cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.99.0
    cpe:2.3:a:ethereal_group:ethereal:0.99.0
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.4
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.4
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.13
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.10.13
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.1
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.1
CVSS
Base: 10.0 (as of 21-07-2006 - 11:20)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-134
CAPEC
  • Format String Injection
    An attacker includes formatting characters in a string input field on the target application. Most applications assume that users will provide static text and may respond unpredictably to the presence of formatting character. For example, in certain functions of the C programming languages such as printf, the formatting character %s will print the contents of a memory location expecting this location to identify a string and the formatting character %n prints the number of DWORD written in the memory. An attacker can use this to read or write to memory locations or files, or simply to manipulate the value of the resulting text in unexpected ways. Reading or writing memory may result in program crashes and writing memory could result in the execution of arbitrary code if the attacker can write to the program stack.
  • String Format Overflow in syslog()
    This attack targets the format string vulnerabilities in the syslog() function. An attacker would typically inject malicious input in the format string parameter of the syslog function. This is a common problem, and many public vulnerabilities and associated exploits have been posted.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2006-128.NASL
    description A number of vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) network analyzer. These issues have been corrected in Wireshark version 0.99.2 which is provided with this update.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 23879
    published 2006-12-16
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=23879
    title Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDKSA-2006:128)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2006-0602.NASL
    description New Wireshark packages that fix various security vulnerabilities in Ethereal are now available. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Ethereal is a program for monitoring network traffic. In May 2006, Ethereal changed its name to Wireshark. This update deprecates the Ethereal packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4 in favor of the supported Wireshark packages. Several denial of service bugs were found in Ethereal's protocol dissectors. It was possible for Ethereal to crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2006-3627, CVE-2006-3629, CVE-2006-3631) Several buffer overflow bugs were found in Ethereal's ANSI MAP, NCP NMAS, and NDPStelnet dissectors. It was possible for Ethereal to crash or execute arbitrary code if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2006-3630, CVE-2006-3632) Several format string bugs were found in Ethereal's Checkpoint FW-1, MQ, XML, and NTP dissectors. It was possible for Ethereal to crash or execute arbitrary code if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2006-3628) Users of Ethereal should upgrade to these updated packages containing Wireshark version 0.99.2, which is not vulnerable to these issues
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 22238
    published 2006-08-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22238
    title CentOS 3 / 4 : wireshark (CESA-2006:0602)
  • NASL family Gentoo Local Security Checks
    NASL id GENTOO_GLSA-200607-09.NASL
    description The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200607-09 (Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities) Wireshark dissectors have been found vulnerable to a large number of exploits, including off-by-one errors, buffer overflows, format string overflows and an infinite loop. Impact : Running an affected version of Wireshark or Ethereal could allow for a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the user's computer by sending specially crafted packets. Workaround : There is no known workaround at this time.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-19
    plugin id 22107
    published 2006-07-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22107
    title GLSA-200607-09 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-1127.NASL
    description Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Ethereal network sniffer, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2006-3628 Ilja van Sprundel discovered that the FW-1 and MQ dissectors are vulnerable to format string attacks. - CVE-2006-3629 Ilja van Sprundel discovered that the MOUNT dissector is vulnerable to denial of service through memory exhaustion. - CVE-2006-3630 Ilja van Sprundel discovered off-by-one overflows in the NCP NMAS and NDPS dissectors. - CVE-2006-3631 Ilja van Sprundel discovered a buffer overflow in the NFS dissector. - CVE-2006-3632 Ilja van Sprundel discovered that the SSH dissector is vulnerable to denial of service through an infinite loop.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-08-09
    plugin id 22669
    published 2006-10-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22669
    title Debian DSA-1127-1 : ethereal - several vulnerabilities
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_ETHEREAL-1930.NASL
    description This update fixes several security related bugs ranging from crashes to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2006-3627 / CVE-2006-3628 / CVE-2006-3629 / CVE-2006-3630 / CVE-2006-3631 / CVE-2006-3632)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2012-05-17
    plugin id 29418
    published 2007-12-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=29418
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : ethereal (ZYPP Patch Number 1930)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2006-0602.NASL
    description New Wireshark packages that fix various security vulnerabilities in Ethereal are now available. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Ethereal is a program for monitoring network traffic. In May 2006, Ethereal changed its name to Wireshark. This update deprecates the Ethereal packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4 in favor of the supported Wireshark packages. Several denial of service bugs were found in Ethereal's protocol dissectors. It was possible for Ethereal to crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2006-3627, CVE-2006-3629, CVE-2006-3631) Several buffer overflow bugs were found in Ethereal's ANSI MAP, NCP NMAS, and NDPStelnet dissectors. It was possible for Ethereal to crash or execute arbitrary code if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2006-3630, CVE-2006-3632) Several format string bugs were found in Ethereal's Checkpoint FW-1, MQ, XML, and NTP dissectors. It was possible for Ethereal to crash or execute arbitrary code if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2006-3628) Users of Ethereal should upgrade to these updated packages containing Wireshark version 0.99.2, which is not vulnerable to these issues
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-27
    plugin id 22243
    published 2006-08-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22243
    title RHEL 2.1 / 3 / 4 : wireshark (RHSA-2006:0602)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_ETHEREAL-1932.NASL
    description This update fixes several security related bugs ranging from crashes to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2006-3627, CVE-2006-3628, CVE-2006-3629, CVE-2006-3630, CVE-2006-3631, CVE-2006-3632)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 27205
    published 2007-10-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=27205
    title openSUSE 10 Security Update : ethereal (ethereal-1932)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2006-0726.NASL
    description New Wireshark packages that fix various security vulnerabilities are now available. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic. Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages containing Wireshark version 0.99.4, which is not vulnerable to these issues. From Red Hat Security Advisory 2006:0726 : Several flaws were found in Wireshark's HTTP, WBXML, LDAP, and XOT protocol dissectors. Wireshark could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2006-4805, CVE-2006-5468, CVE-2006-5469, CVE-2006-5740) A single NULL byte heap based buffer overflow was found in Wireshark's MIME Multipart dissector. Wireshark could crash or possibly execute arbitrary arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. (CVE-2006-4574) From Red Hat Security Advisory 2006:0658 : Bugs were found in Wireshark's SCSI and SSCOP protocol dissectors. Ethereal could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2006-4330, CVE-2006-4333) An off-by-one bug was found in the IPsec ESP decryption preference parser. Ethereal could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2006-4331) From Red Hat Security Advisory 2006:0602 : In May 2006, Ethereal changed its name to Wireshark. This update deprecates the Ethereal packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4 in favor of the supported Wireshark packages. Several denial of service bugs were found in Ethereal's protocol dissectors. It was possible for Ethereal to crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2006-3627, CVE-2006-3629, CVE-2006-3631) Several buffer overflow bugs were found in Ethereal's ANSI MAP, NCP NMAS, and NDPStelnet dissectors. It was possible for Ethereal to crash or execute arbitrary code if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2006-3630, CVE-2006-3632) Several format string bugs were found in Ethereal's Checkpoint FW-1, MQ, XML, and NTP dissectors. It was possible for Ethereal to crash or execute arbitrary code if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2006-3628)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 67418
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=67418
    title Oracle Linux 4 : wireshark (ELSA-2006-0726 / ELSA-2006-0658 / ELSA-2006-0602)
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:18:25.479-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description Multiple format string vulnerabilities in Wireshark (aka Ethereal) 0.10.x to 0.99.0 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via the (1) ANSI MAP, (2) Checkpoint FW-1, (3) MQ, (4) XML, and (5) NTP dissectors.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9175
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Multiple format string vulnerabilities in Wireshark (aka Ethereal) 0.10.x to 0.99.0 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via the (1) ANSI MAP, (2) Checkpoint FW-1, (3) MQ, (4) XML, and (5) NTP dissectors.
version 23
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2006:0602
refmap via4
bid 19051
bugtraq 20060719 rPSA-2006-0132-1 tshark wireshark
confirm
debian DSA-1127
gentoo GLSA-200607-09
mandriva MDKSA-2006:128
osvdb
  • 27362
  • 27363
  • 27364
  • 27369
sectrack 1016532
secunia
  • 21078
  • 21107
  • 21121
  • 21204
  • 21249
  • 21467
  • 21488
  • 21598
  • 22089
sgi 20060801-01-P
suse SUSE-SR:2006:020
vupen ADV-2006-2850
xf
  • wireshark-ansimap-format-string(27822)
  • wireshark-cpfw1-format-string(27823)
  • wireshark-mq-format-string(27824)
  • wireshark-ntp-format-string(27828)
  • wireshark-xml-format-string(27825)
Last major update 07-03-2011 - 00:00
Published 21-07-2006 - 10:03
Last modified 18-10-2018 - 12:48
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