CVE-2008-4395 Detail

Current Description

Multiple buffer overflows in the ndiswrapper module 1.53 for the Linux kernel 2.6 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending packets over a local wireless network that specify long ESSIDs.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/06/2008)

Not vulnerable. ndiswrapper is not shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=239371
http://git.frugalware.org/gitweb/gitweb.cgi?p=frugalware-current.git;a=commitdiff;h=49945b423c2f7e33b4c579ca460df6a806ee8f9f
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-12/msg00001.html
http://www.mail-archive.com/frugalware-git@frugalware.org/msg22366.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32118
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021142
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-662-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-662-2
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2008-4395
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/275860
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46437

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4395
NVD Published Date:
11/06/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017
Source:
Canonical Ltd.