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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-7180

ieee80211_output.c in MadWifi before 0.9.3 sends unencrypted packets before WPA authentication succeeds, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (related to network structure), and possibly cause a denial of sevice (disrupted authentication) and conduct spoofing attacks.
Publish Date : 2007-03-29 Last Update Date : 2008-11-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. The MadWiFi wireless driver is not shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-7180 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20067180 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-7180

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Madwifi Madwifi 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Madwifi Madwifi 1

- References For CVE-2006-7180

http://secunia.com/advisories/26083
SECUNIA 26083
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200704-15.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200704-15
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/1187
VUPEN ADV-2007-1187
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:082
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:082
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_14_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:014
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23434
BID 23434 MADWiFi IEEE80211_Output.C Unencrypted Data Packet Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-07-24
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-479-1
UBUNTU USN-479-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/33514
XF madwifi-wpa-weak-security(33514)
http://madwifi.org/ticket/967 CONFIRM
http://madwifi.org/wiki/Releases/0.9.3 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/466689/30/6900/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070423 FLEA-2007-0012-1: madwifi
http://secunia.com/advisories/25861
SECUNIA 25861
http://secunia.com/advisories/24931
SECUNIA 24931
http://secunia.com/advisories/24841
SECUNIA 24841
http://secunia.com/advisories/24670
SECUNIA 24670

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-7180

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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