Wireshark SMTP Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)

2008-12-04T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310800074
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2008 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-04-27T00:00:00

Description

The Remote host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

                                        
                                            ###############################################################################
# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# Wireshark SMTP Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)
#
# Authors:
# Chandan S <schandan@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2008 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.800074");
  script_version("2020-04-27T11:01:03+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-04-27 11:01:03 +0000 (Mon, 27 Apr 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2008-12-04 14:15:00 +0100 (Thu, 04 Dec 2008)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-5285");
  script_bugtraq_id(32422);
  script_name("Wireshark SMTP Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3231");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2008 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_dependencies("gb_wireshark_detect_win.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("Wireshark/Win/Ver");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful attacks may cause the application to crash via specially
  crafted packets.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Wireshark version 1.0.4 and prior on Windows.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw is due to an error in the SMTP dissector while processing
  large SMTP packets.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Upgrade to Wireshark 1.0.5.");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The Remote host is installed with Wireshark and is prone to
  denial of service vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  exit(0);
}

include("version_func.inc");

sharkVer = get_kb_item("Wireshark/Win/Ver");
if(!sharkVer){
  exit(0);
}

if(version_is_less_equal(version:sharkVer, test_version:"1.0.4")){
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version:sharkVer, vulnerable_range:"Less than or equal to 1.0.4");
  security_message(port: 0, data: report);
}