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CVE-2007-5448 Detail

Current Description

Madwifi 0.9.3.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a beacon frame with a large length value in the extended supported rates (xrates) element, which triggers an assertion error, related to net80211/ieee80211_scan_ap.c and net80211/ieee80211_scan_sta.c.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195705
http://madwifi.org/changeset/2736 Patch
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3225
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200711-09.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:007
http://www.sec-consult.com/298.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482168/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26052
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3493
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/37182

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:madwifi:madwifi
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.9.3.2


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5448
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018