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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5448

Madwifi 0.9.3.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a beacon frame with a large length value in the extended supported rates (xrates) element, which triggers an assertion error, related to net80211/ieee80211_scan_ap.c and net80211/ieee80211_scan_sta.c.
Publish Date : 2007-10-14 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5448

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Madwifi Madwifi 0.9.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Madwifi Madwifi 1

- References For CVE-2007-5448

http://secunia.com/advisories/28431
SECUNIA 28431
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3225
SREASON 3225
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3493
VUPEN ADV-2007-3493
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200711-09.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200711-09
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:007
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:007
http://www.sec-consult.com/298.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/482168/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071012 SEC Consult SA-20071012-0 :: Madwifi xrates element remote DOS
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26052
BID 26052 MadWifi Xrates Element Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-01-11
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/37182
XF madwifi-xrates-dos(37182)
http://secunia.com/advisories/27197
SECUNIA 27197
http://madwifi.org/changeset/2736 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/27541
SECUNIA 27541
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195705 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5448

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


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