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CVE-2007-2830 Detail

Description

The ath_beacon_config function in if_ath.c in MadWifi before 0.9.3.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted beacon interval information when scanning for access points, which triggers a divide-by-zero error.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/23/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://madwifi.org/ticket/1270 Patch
http://madwifi.org/wiki/Security Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200706-04.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:132
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_14_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/470674/100/100/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24114
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-479-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1919
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34451

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2830
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018