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CVE-2006-7180 Detail

Description

ieee80211_output.c in MadWifi before 0.9.3 sends unencrypted packets before WPA authentication succeeds, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (related to network structure), and possibly cause a denial of service (disrupted authentication) and conduct spoofing attacks.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/16/2017

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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://madwifi.org/ticket/967
http://madwifi.org/wiki/Releases/0.9.3
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200704-15.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:082
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_14_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/466689/30/6900/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23434
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-479-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1187
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33514

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-7180
NVD Published Date:
03/29/2007
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017