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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2830

Original release date: 05/23/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The ath_beacon_config function in if_ath.c in MadWifi before 0.9.3.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted beacon interval information when scanning for access points, which triggers a divide-by-zero error.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26083
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:132
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25861
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://madwifi.org/wiki/Security
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:014
External Source: XF
Name: madwifi-athbeaconconfig-dos(34451)
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200706-04
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25763
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25339
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1919
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-479-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25622
External Source: BID
Name: 24114
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://madwifi.org/ticket/1270
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 36636
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070606 FLEA-2007-0021-2: madwifi

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