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CVE-2004-0459 Detail

Current Description

The Clear Channel Assessment (CCA) algorithm in the IEEE 802.11 wireless protocol, when using DSSS transmission encoding, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a certain RF signal that causes a channel to appear busy (aka "jabber"), which prevents devices from transmitting data.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-05/0631.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1010152
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2004-009.pdf
http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=4091 Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/106678 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10342
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16138

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ieee:802.11_wireless_protocol:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0459
NVD Published Date:
07/07/2004
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017