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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3509

Original release date: 09/21/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in the API for the AirPort wireless driver on Apple Mac OS X 10.4.7 might allow physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code in third-party wireless software that uses the API via crafted frames.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22068
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3737
External Source: BID
Name: 20144
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016903
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2006-09-21
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#563492

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