Upstream information

CVE-2006-7177 at MITRE

Description

MadWifi, when Ad-Hoc mode is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via unspecified vectors that lead to a kernel panic in the ieee80211_input function, related to "packets coming from a 'malicious' WinXP system."

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 7.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
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