ID CVE-2006-5740
Summary Unspecified vulnerability in the LDAP dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted LDAP packet.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Wireshark 0.99.3
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.3
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 30-10-2006 - 16:23)
Impact:
Exploitability:
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
nessus via4
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2006-1141.NASL
    description - Wed Nov 1 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.4-1.fc5 - upgrade to 0.99.4, fixes multiple security issues - use dist tag - CVE-2006-5468 - The HTTP dissector could dereference a NULL pointer. - CVE-2006-5469 - The WBXML dissector could crash. - CVE-2006-5470 - The LDAP dissector (and possibly others) could crash. - CVE-2006-4805 - Basic DoS, The XOT dissector could attempt to allocate a large amount of memory and crash. - CVE-2006-4574 - Single byte \0 overflow written onto the heap - Fri Aug 25 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.3-fc5.1 - upgrade to 0.99.3-1 - CVE-2006-4330 Wireshark security issues (CVE-2006-4333 CVE-2006-4332 CVE-2006-4331) - Wed Jul 26 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.2-fc5.2 - fix BuildRequires - Tue Jul 25 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.2-fc5.1 - build for FC5 - Tue Jul 18 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.2-1 - upgrade to 0.99.2 - Wed Jul 12 2006 Jesse Keating - 0.99.2-0.pre1.1 - rebuild - Tue Jul 11 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.2-0.pre1 - upgrade to 0.99.2pre1, fixes (#198242) - Tue Jun 13 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.1-0.pre1 - spec file changes - Fri Jun 9 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.1pre1-1 - initial build for Fedora Core Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 24041
    published 2007-01-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=24041
    title Fedora Core 5 : wireshark-0.99.4-1.fc5 (2006-1141)
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2006-195.NASL
    description Vulnerabilities in the HTTP, LDAP, XOT, WBXML, and MIME Multipart dissectors were discovered in versions of wireshark less than 0.99.4, as well as various other bugs. This updated provides wireshark 0.99.4 which is not vulnerable to these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-15
    plugin id 24580
    published 2007-02-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=24580
    title Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDKSA-2006:195)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-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. 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) Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages containing Wireshark version 0.99.4, which is not vulnerable to these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 36335
    published 2009-04-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=36335
    title CentOS 3 / 4 : wireshark (CESA-2006:0726)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2007-207.NASL
    description - multiple security issues fixed (#227140) - CVE-2007-0459 - The TCP dissector could hang or crash while reassembling HTTP packets - CVE-2007-0459 - The HTTP dissector could crash. - CVE-2007-0457 - On some systems, the IEEE 802.11 dissector could crash. - CVE-2007-0456 - On some systems, the LLT dissector could crash. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-10-21
    plugin id 24303
    published 2007-02-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=24303
    title Fedora Core 5 : wireshark-0.99.5-1.fc5 (2007-207)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-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. 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) Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages containing Wireshark version 0.99.4, which is not vulnerable to these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-16
    plugin id 23677
    published 2006-11-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=23677
    title RHEL 2.1 / 3 / 4 : wireshark (RHSA-2006:0726)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_ETHEREAL-2246.NASL
    description Various problems have been fixed in the network analyzer Ethereal, most leading to crashes of the ethereal program. CVE-2006-5740: A unspecified vulnerability in the LDAP dissector could be used to crash Ethereal. CVE-2006-4574: A single \0 byte heap overflow was fixed in the MIME multipart dissector. Potential of exploitability is unknown, but considered low. CVE-2006-4805: A denial of service problem in the XOT dissector can cause it to take up huge amount of memory and crash ethereal. CVE-2006-5469: The WBXML dissector could be used to crash ethereal. CVE-2006-5468: A NULL pointer dereference in the HTTP dissector could crash ethereal.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 27207
    published 2007-10-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=27207
    title openSUSE 10 Security Update : ethereal (ethereal-2246)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_ETHEREAL-2248.NASL
    description Various problems have been fixed in the network analyzer Ethereal, most leading to crashes of the ethereal program. - A unspecified vulnerability in the LDAP dissector could be used to crash Ethereal. (CVE-2006-5740) - A single \0 byte heap overflow was fixed in the MIME multipart dissector. Potential of exploitability is unknown, but considered low. (CVE-2006-4574) - A denial of service problem in the XOT dissector can cause it to take up huge amount of memory and crash ethereal. (CVE-2006-4805) - The WBXML dissector could be used to crash ethereal. (CVE-2006-5469) - A NULL pointer dereference in the HTTP dissector could crash ethereal. (CVE-2006-5468)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2012-05-17
    plugin id 29420
    published 2007-12-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=29420
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : ethereal (ZYPP Patch Number 2248)
  • 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)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2006-1140.NASL
    description - Wed Nov 1 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.4-1 - upgrade to 0.99.4-1, fixes multiple security issues - CVE-2006-5468 - The HTTP dissector could dereference a NULL pointer. - CVE-2006-5469 - The WBXML dissector could crash. - CVE-2006-5470 - The LDAP dissector (and possibly others) could crash. - CVE-2006-4805 - Basic DoS, The XOT dissector could attempt to allocate a large amount of memory and crash. - CVE-2006-4574 - Single byte \0 overflow written onto the heap - Tue Oct 10 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.4-0.pre1 - upgrade to 0.99.4-0.pre1 - Fri Aug 25 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.3-1 - upgrade to 0.99.3 - Wireshark 0.99.3 fixes the following vulnerabilities : - the SCSI dissector could crash. Versions affected: CVE-2006-4330 - the IPsec ESP preference parser was susceptible to off-by-one errors. CVE-2006-4331 - a malformed packet could make the Q.2931 dissector use up available memory. CVE-2006-4333 - Tue Jul 18 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.2-1 - upgrade to 0.99.2 - Wed Jul 12 2006 Jesse Keating - 0.99.2-0.pre1.1 - rebuild - Tue Jul 11 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.2-0.pre1 - upgrade to 0.99.2pre1, fixes (#198242) - Tue Jun 13 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.1-0.pre1 - spec file changes - Fri Jun 9 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.1pre1-1 - initial build for Fedora Core Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 24040
    published 2007-01-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=24040
    title Fedora Core 6 : wireshark-0.99.4-1.fc6 (2006-1140)
oval via4
  • accepted 2013-08-19T04:00:26.472-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    definition_extensions
    comment Wireshark is installed on the system.
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6589
    description Unspecified vulnerability in the LDAP dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted LDAP packet.
    family windows
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14679
    status accepted
    submitted 2012-02-27T15:34:33.178-04:00
    title LDAP dissector vulnerability in Wireshark 0.99.3
    version 8
  • accepted 2013-04-29T04:19:41.187-04:00
    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 Unspecified vulnerability in the LDAP dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted LDAP packet.
    family unix
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9482
    status accepted
    submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
    title Unspecified vulnerability in the LDAP dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted LDAP packet.
    version 23
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 211993
title CVE-2006-4574 Multiple Wireshark issues (CVE-2006-4805, CVE-2006-5468, CVE-2006-5469, CVE-2006-5740)
oval
OR
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060015001
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment wireshark is earlier than 0:0.99.4-EL3.1
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060726002
        • comment wireshark is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060726003
      • AND
        • comment wireshark-gnome is earlier than 0:0.99.4-EL3.1
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060726004
        • comment wireshark-gnome is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060726005
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060016001
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment wireshark is earlier than 0:0.99.4-EL4.1
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060726007
        • comment wireshark is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060726003
      • AND
        • comment wireshark-gnome is earlier than 0:0.99.4-EL4.1
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060726008
        • comment wireshark-gnome is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060726005
rhsa
id RHSA-2006:0726
released 2006-11-09
severity Moderate
title RHSA-2006:0726: wireshark security update (Moderate)
rpms
  • wireshark-0:0.99.4-EL3.1
  • wireshark-gnome-0:0.99.4-EL3.1
  • wireshark-0:0.99.4-EL4.1
  • wireshark-gnome-0:0.99.4-EL4.1
refmap via4
bid 20762
bugtraq 20061101 rPSA-2006-0202-1 tshark wireshark
confirm
mandriva MDKSA-2006:195
sectrack 1017129
secunia
  • 22590
  • 22672
  • 22692
  • 22797
  • 22841
  • 22929
  • 23096
sgi 20061101-01-P
suse SUSE-SA:2006:065
vupen ADV-2006-4220
xf wireshark-ldap-dos(29841)
Last major update 13-08-2012 - 22:05
Published 27-10-2006 - 19:07
Last modified 17-10-2018 - 17:44
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