ID CVE-2007-5938
Summary The iwl_set_rate function in compatible/iwl3945-base.c in iwlwifi 1.1.21 and earlier dereferences an iwl_get_hw_mode return value without checking for NULL, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via unspecified vectors during module initialization.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:h:intel:pro_wireless_3945abg:1.1.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:h:intel:pro_wireless_3945abg:1.1.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:h:intel:wireless_wifi_link_4965agn:1.1.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:h:intel:wireless_wifi_link_4965agn:1.1.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 29-09-2017 - 01:29)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-189
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:08:46.772-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description The iwl_set_rate function in compatible/iwl3945-base.c in iwlwifi 1.1.21 and earlier dereferences an iwl_get_hw_mode return value without checking for NULL, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via unspecified vectors during module initialization.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10787
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title The iwl_set_rate function in compatible/iwl3945-base.c in iwlwifi 1.1.21 and earlier dereferences an iwl_get_hw_mode return value without checking for NULL, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via unspecified vectors during module initialization.
version 18
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2008:0154
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
refmap via4
bid 26842
confirm
misc http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.drivers.ipw3945.devel/1618
osvdb 44749
secunia 29236
vupen ADV-2007-4211
Last major update 29-09-2017 - 01:29
Published 06-12-2007 - 15:46
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