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CVE-2007-2831 Detail

Current Description

Array index error in the (1) ieee80211_ioctl_getwmmparams and (2) ieee80211_ioctl_setwmmparams functions in net80211/ieee80211_wireless.c in MadWifi before 0.9.3.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash), possibly obtain kernel memory contents, and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large negative array index value.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://madwifi.org/ticket/1334 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/34453

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:madwifi:madwifi:0.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:madwifi:madwifi:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:madwifi:madwifi:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:madwifi:madwifi:0.9.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:madwifi:madwifi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.9.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2831
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018