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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
Description Last Modified:  12/10/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
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
http://lists.immunitysec.com/pipermail/dailydave/2006-December/003888.html
http://madwifi.org/changeset/1842 Patch
http://madwifi.org/wiki/news/20061207/release-0-9-2-1-fixes-critical-security-issue
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-09.xml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/925529 US Government Resource
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_28_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_74_madwifi.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21486 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-404-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4901
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6332
NVD Published Date:
12/10/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017