ID CVE-2008-3139
Summary The RTMPT dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.8 through 1.0.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors. NOTE: this might be due to a use-after-free error.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:rpath:rpath_linux:1
    cpe:2.3:a:rpath:rpath_linux:1
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.5
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.9.5
  • Wireshark 0.99.2
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.2
  • Wireshark 0.99.3
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.3
  • Wireshark 0.99.4
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.4
  • Wireshark 0.99.5
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.5
  • Wireshark 0.99.6
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.6
  • Wireshark 0.99.7
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.7
  • Wireshark 0.99.8
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:0.99.8
  • cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0
  • Wireshark 1.0.0
    cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:1.0.0
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 11-07-2008 - 11:42)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-200
CAPEC
  • Subverting Environment Variable Values
    The attacker directly or indirectly modifies environment variables used by or controlling the target software. The attacker's goal is to cause the target software to deviate from its expected operation in a manner that benefits the attacker.
  • Footprinting
    An attacker engages in probing and exploration activity to identify constituents and properties of the target. Footprinting is a general term to describe a variety of information gathering techniques, often used by attackers in preparation for some attack. It consists of using tools to learn as much as possible about the composition, configuration, and security mechanisms of the targeted application, system or network. Information that might be collected during a footprinting effort could include open ports, applications and their versions, network topology, and similar information. While footprinting is not intended to be damaging (although certain activities, such as network scans, can sometimes cause disruptions to vulnerable applications inadvertently) it may often pave the way for more damaging attacks.
  • Exploiting Trust in Client (aka Make the Client Invisible)
    An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities in client/server communication channel authentication and data integrity. It leverages the implicit trust a server places in the client, or more importantly, that which the server believes is the client. An attacker executes this type of attack by placing themselves in the communication channel between client and server such that communication directly to the server is possible where the server believes it is communicating only with a valid client. There are numerous variations of this type of attack.
  • Browser Fingerprinting
    An attacker carefully crafts small snippets of Java Script to efficiently detect the type of browser the potential victim is using. Many web-based attacks need prior knowledge of the web browser including the version of browser to ensure successful exploitation of a vulnerability. Having this knowledge allows an attacker to target the victim with attacks that specifically exploit known or zero day weaknesses in the type and version of the browser used by the victim. Automating this process via Java Script as a part of the same delivery system used to exploit the browser is considered more efficient as the attacker can supply a browser fingerprinting method and integrate it with exploit code, all contained in Java Script and in response to the same web page request by the browser.
  • Session Credential Falsification through Prediction
    This attack targets predictable session ID in order to gain privileges. The attacker can predict the session ID used during a transaction to perform spoofing and session hijacking.
  • Reusing Session IDs (aka Session Replay)
    This attack targets the reuse of valid session ID to spoof the target system in order to gain privileges. The attacker tries to reuse a stolen session ID used previously during a transaction to perform spoofing and session hijacking. Another name for this type of attack is Session Replay.
  • Using Slashes in Alternate Encoding
    This attack targets the encoding of the Slash characters. An attacker would try to exploit common filtering problems related to the use of the slashes characters to gain access to resources on the target host. Directory-driven systems, such as file systems and databases, typically use the slash character to indicate traversal between directories or other container components. For murky historical reasons, PCs (and, as a result, Microsoft OSs) choose to use a backslash, whereas the UNIX world typically makes use of the forward slash. The schizophrenic result is that many MS-based systems are required to understand both forms of the slash. This gives the attacker many opportunities to discover and abuse a number of common filtering problems. The goal of this pattern is to discover server software that only applies filters to one version, but not the other.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
nessus via4
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRIVA_MDVSA-2008-152.NASL
    description A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in Wireshark that could cause it to crash while processing malicious packets (CVE-2008-3137, CVE-2008-3138, CVE-2008-3139, CVE-2008-3140, CVE-2008-3141, CVE-2008-3145). This update provides Wireshark 1.0.2, which is not vulnerable to these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-05
    plugin id 36557
    published 2009-04-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=36557
    title Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2008:152)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_WIRESHARK-5515.NASL
    description Various vulnerabilities have been fixed in wireshark: CVE-2008-3137, CVE-2008-3138, CVE-2008-3139, CVE-2008-3140, CVE-2008-3141, CVE-2008-3145 and CVE-2008-3146.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-22
    plugin id 34047
    published 2008-08-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=34047
    title openSUSE 10 Security Update : wireshark (wireshark-5515)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2008-6440.NASL
    description Upgrade to upstream 1.0.2 that fixes several security vulnerabilities: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-03.html http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-04.html 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 2018-11-28
    plugin id 33521
    published 2008-07-16
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=33521
    title Fedora 9 : wireshark-1.0.2-1.fc9 (2008-6440)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_ETHEREAL-5520.NASL
    description Various vulnerabilities have been fixed in wireshark: CVE-2008-3137 / CVE-2008-3138 / CVE-2008-3139 / CVE-2008-3140 / CVE-2008-3141 / CVE-2008-3145 / CVE-2008-3146.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-22
    plugin id 34046
    published 2008-08-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=34046
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : ethereal (ZYPP Patch Number 5520)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2008-6645.NASL
    description Upgrade to upstream 1.0.2 that fixes several security vulnerabilities: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-03.html http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-04.html 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 2018-11-20
    plugin id 33553
    published 2008-07-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=33553
    title Fedora 8 : wireshark-1.0.2-1.fc8 (2008-6645)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE9_12225.NASL
    description Various vulnerabilities have been fixed in ethereal: CVE-2008-3137, CVE-2008-3138, CVE-2008-3139, CVE-2008-3140, CVE-2008-3141, CVE-2008-3145 and CVE-2008-3146.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 41234
    published 2009-09-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=41234
    title SuSE9 Security Update : ethereal (YOU Patch Number 12225)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_0_WIRESHARK-080814.NASL
    description Various vulnerabilities have been fixed in wireshark: CVE-2008-3137, CVE-2008-3138, CVE-2008-3139, CVE-2008-3140, CVE-2008-3141, CVE-2008-3145 and CVE-2008-3146.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 40151
    published 2009-07-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=40151
    title openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (wireshark-149)
  • NASL family Gentoo Local Security Checks
    NASL id GENTOO_GLSA-200808-04.NASL
    description The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200808-04 (Wireshark: Denial of Service) Multiple vulnerabilities related to memory management were discovered in the GSM SMS dissector (CVE-2008-3137), the PANA and KISMET dissectors (CVE-2008-3138), the RTMPT dissector (CVE-2008-3139), the syslog dissector (CVE-2008-3140) and the RMI dissector (CVE-2008-3141) and when reassembling fragmented packets (CVE-2008-3145). Impact : A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by sending a specially crafted packet on a network being monitored by Wireshark or enticing a user to read a malformed packet trace file, causing a Denial of Service. Workaround : There is no known workaround at this time.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-11
    plugin id 33834
    published 2008-08-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=33834
    title GLSA-200808-04 : Wireshark: Denial of Service
oval via4
accepted 2013-08-19T04:00:27.293-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Shane Shaffer
    organization G2, Inc.
  • 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 The RTMPT dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.99.8 through 1.0.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors. NOTE: this might be due to a use-after-free error.
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14682
status accepted
submitted 2012-02-27T15:34:33.178-04:00
title RTMPT dissector vulnerability in Wireshark 0.99.8 through 1.0.0
version 11
refmap via4
bid 30020
bugtraq 20080703 rPSA-2008-0212-1 tshark wireshark
confirm
fedora FEDORA-2008-6440
gentoo GLSA-200808-04
sectrack 1020404
secunia
  • 30886
  • 30942
  • 31085
  • 31378
  • 31687
suse SUSE-SR:2008:017
vupen ADV-2008-1982
xf wireshark-rtmpt-dos(43517)
statements via4
contributor Tomas Hoger
lastmodified 2008-07-11
organization Red Hat
statement Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.
Last major update 12-09-2012 - 22:30
Published 10-07-2008 - 19:41
Last modified 11-10-2018 - 16:47
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