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CVE-2005-4835 Detail

Description

The ath_rate_sample function in the ath_rate/sample/sample.c sample code in MadWifi before 0.9.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (failed KASSERT and system crash) by moving a connected system to a location with low signal strength, and possibly other vectors related to a race condition between interface enabling and packet transmission.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/17/2007)

Not vulnerable. The MadWiFi wireless driver is not shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://madwifi.org/ticket/162
http://madwifi.org/ticket/279
http://madwifi.org/ticket/287
http://madwifi.org/wiki/Releases/0.9.3 Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:082
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_14_sr.html

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4835
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
09/10/2008