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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2039

Original release date: 04/16/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Network Processing Unit (NPU) in the Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) before 3.2.171.5, 4.0.x before 4.0.206.0, and 4.1.x allows remote attackers on a local wireless network to cause a denial of service (loss of packet forwarding) via (1) crafted SNAP packets, (2) malformed 802.11 traffic, or (3) packets with certain header length values, aka Bug IDs CSCsg15901 and CSCsh10841.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.1 (HIGH) (AV:A/AC:L/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CISCO
Name: 20070412 Multiple Vulnerabilities in the Cisco Wireless LAN Controller and Cisco Lightweight Access Points
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017908
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 23461
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1368
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 34137
External Source: XF
Name: cisco-wlc-npu-traffic-dos(33609)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 34139

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