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CVE-2008-4395 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/06/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4395
Original release date:
11/06/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
8.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
6.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Local network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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 Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=239371 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=239371
http://git.frugalware.org/gitweb/gitweb.cgi?p=frugalware-current.git;a=commitdiff;h=49945b423c2f7e33b4c579ca460df6a806ee8f9f External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:057
http://www.mail-archive.com/frugalware-git@frugalware.org/msg22366.html External Source MLIST [frugalware-git] 20081014 kernel2627: ndiswrapper-1.53-6-i686
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32118 External Source BID 32118
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021142 External Source SECTRACK 1021142
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-662-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-662-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-662-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-662-2
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2008-4395 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2008-4395
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/275860 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/275860
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46437 External Source XF linux-kernel-ndiswrapper-bo(46437)

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