Upstream information

CVE-2005-4835 at MITRE

Description

The ath_rate_sample function in the ath_rate/sample/sample.c sample code in MadWifi before 0.9.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (failed KASSERT and system crash) by moving a connected system to a location with low signal strength, and possibly other vectors related to a race condition between interface enabling and packet transmission.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.1
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 263783 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
  • madwifi-kmp-bigsmp >= 0.9.3_2.6.16.46_0.12-6.6
  • madwifi-kmp-default >= 0.9.3_2.6.16.46_0.12-6.6
  • madwifi-kmp-smp >= 0.9.3_2.6.16.46_0.12-6.6
Builds
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2978
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
  • madwifi-kmp-default >= 0.9.3_2.6.16.46_0.12-6.6
  • madwifi-kmp-smp >= 0.9.3_2.6.16.46_0.12-6.6
Builds
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2978