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CVE-2006-5972 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in WG111v2.SYS in NetGear WG111v2 wireless adapter (USB) allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long 802.11 beacon request.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-16-11-2006.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017245
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/445753 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21126 Exploit
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4560
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30370

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:netgear:wg111v2_driver:5.1213.6.316
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/h:netgear:wg111v2
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5972
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017