[Bug 162827] [MadWifi] denial of service

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Thu Nov 15 09:01:54 UTC 2007

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: linux-restricted-modules

Description from CVE-2007-5448:
"Madwifi 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."

** Affects: linux-meta (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** CVE added: http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-

** Visibility changed to: Public

[MadWifi] denial of service
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