CVE-2000-0333

Current Description

tcpdump, Ethereal, and other sniffer packages allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service via malformed DNS packets in which a jump offset refers to itself, which causes tcpdump to enter an infinite loop while decompressing the packet.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 31, 1999
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationEthereal GroupEthereal0.8.4*******
    2.3ApplicationEthereal GroupEthereal0.8.5*******
    2.3ApplicationEthereal GroupEthereal0.8.6*******
    2.3ApplicationLblTcpdump3.4*******
    2.3ApplicationLblTcpdump3.5a*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Lbl Tcpdump 3.4, 3.5a
Ethereal Group Ethereal 0.8.4, 0.8.5, 0.8.6

References

NameSourceURLTags
1165http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1165BIDExploit PATCH Vendor Advisory
20000502 Denial of service attack against tcpdumphttp://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&msg=Pine.SOL.4.10.10005021942380.2077-100BUGTRAQExploit Vendor Advisory