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CVE-2006-7178 Detail

Description

MadWifi before 0.9.3 does not properly handle reception of an AUTH frame by an IBSS node, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a certain AUTH frame.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/29/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-7178
Original release date:
03/29/2007
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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://madwifi.org/ticket/880 External Source CONFIRM http://madwifi.org/ticket/880
http://madwifi.org/wiki/Releases/0.9.3 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://madwifi.org/wiki/Releases/0.9.3
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200704-15.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200704-15
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:082 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:082
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_14_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:014
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/466689/30/6900/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070423 FLEA-2007-0012-1: madwifi
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23431 External Source BID 23431
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-479-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-479-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1187 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1187

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