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CVE-2006-6332 Detail

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in net80211/ieee80211_wireless.c in MadWifi before 0.9.2.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, related to the encode_ie and giwscan_cb functions.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/10/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6332
Original release date:
12/10/2006
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; 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 Type Source Name
http://lists.immunitysec.com/pipermail/dailydave/2006-December/003888.html External Source MLIST [Dailydave] 20061208 Madwifi SIOCSIWSCAN vulnerability (CVE-2006-6332)
http://madwifi.org/changeset/1842 Patch External Source MISC http://madwifi.org/changeset/1842
http://madwifi.org/wiki/news/20061207/release-0-9-2-1-fixes-critical-security-issue External Source CONFIRM http://madwifi.org/wiki/news/20061207/release-0-9-2-1-fixes-critical-security-issue
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-09.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200612-09
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/925529 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#925529
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_28_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:028
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_74_madwifi.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:074
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21486 Patch External Source BID 21486
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-404-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-404-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4901 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4901
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30800 External Source XF madwifi-giwscan-encode-bo(30800)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:madwifi:madwifi:0.9.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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