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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2831

Original release date: 05/23/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012


Array index error in the (1) ieee80211_ioctl_getwmmparams and (2) ieee80211_ioctl_setwmmparams functions in net80211/ieee80211_wireless.c in MadWifi before allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash), possibly obtain kernel memory contents, and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large negative array index value.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network 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: 25339
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 36637
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-479-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25622
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25861
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:132
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26083
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://madwifi.org/wiki/Security
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: madwifi-ieee80211ioctlgetwmmparams-dos(34453)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://madwifi.org/ticket/1334
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070606 FLEA-2007-0021-2: madwifi
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:014
External Source: BID
Name: 24114
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200706-04
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1919
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25763
Type: Advisory

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