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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2831

Array index error in the (1) ieee80211_ioctl_getwmmparams and (2) ieee80211_ioctl_setwmmparams functions in net80211/ieee80211_wireless.c in MadWifi before 0.9.3.1 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.
Publish Date : 2007-05-23 Last Update Date : 2012-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-2831 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20072831 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-2007-2831

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Madwifi Madwifi 0.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Madwifi Madwifi 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Madwifi Madwifi 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Madwifi Madwifi 0.9.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Madwifi Madwifi 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Madwifi Madwifi 5

- References For CVE-2007-2831

http://secunia.com/advisories/25339
SECUNIA 25339
http://secunia.com/advisories/25622
SECUNIA 25622
http://secunia.com/advisories/25763
SECUNIA 25763
http://secunia.com/advisories/25861
SECUNIA 25861
http://secunia.com/advisories/26083
SECUNIA 26083
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:132
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:132
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200706-04.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200706-04
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-479-1
UBUNTU USN-479-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24114
BID 24114 MadWifi Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-07-24
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/470674/100/100/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070606 FLEA-2007-0021-2: madwifi
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_14_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:014
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/34453
XF madwifi-ieee80211ioctlgetwmmparams-dos(34453)
http://madwifi.org/wiki/Security CONFIRM
http://madwifi.org/ticket/1334 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1919
VUPEN ADV-2007-1919
http://osvdb.org/36637
OSVDB 36637

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2831

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


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