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CVE-2007-5938 Detail

Current Description

The iwl_set_rate function in compatible/iwl3945-base.c in iwlwifi 1.1.21 and earlier dereferences an iwl_get_hw_mode return value without checking for NULL, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via unspecified vectors during module initialization.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.drivers.ipw3945.devel/1618
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199209 Exploit 
http://www.intellinuxwireless.org/repos/?p=iwlwifi.git;a=commitdiff;h=25db44d4cdfe31d59223d74cb577f4a71aff1a40
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0154.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26842
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4211
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10787

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5938
NVD Published Date:
12/06/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017
Source:
MITRE