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USN-479-1: MadWifi vulnerabilities

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USN-479-1: MadWifi vulnerabilities

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/23/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-restricted-modules-2-6-20-16-386
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-restricted-modules-2-6-20-16-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-restricted-modules-2-6-20-16-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-restricted-modules-2-6-20-16-powerpc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-restricted-modules-2-6-20-16-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-restricted-modules-2-6-20-16-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-restricted-modules-2-6-20-16-sparc64
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-restricted-modules-2-6-20-16-sparc64-smp

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