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CVE-2009-0282 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in Ralink Technology USB wireless adapter (RT73) 3.08 for Windows, and other wireless card drivers including rt2400, rt2500, rt2570, and rt61, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a Probe Request packet with a long SSID, possibly related to an integer signedness error.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/27/2009      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0282
Original release date:
01/27/2009
Last revised:
12/29/2010
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
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 (02/02/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=512995 External Source MISC http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=512995
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200907-08.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200907-08
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1712 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1712
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1713 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1713
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1714 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1714
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/500168/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20090118 Ralinktech wireless cards drivers vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33340 External Source BID 33340

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