Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station Crafted Packet Network Interface DoS

2006-01-05T07:18:23
ID OSVDB:22244
Type osvdb
Reporter Michael Zanetta()
Modified 2006-01-05T07:18:23

Description

Vulnerability Description

Apple Airport Extreme Base Stations contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a crafted packet is received on the network interface, and will result in loss of availability for users of the wireless network.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 5.7 or 6.3 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Apple Airport Extreme Base Stations contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a crafted packet is received on the network interface, and will result in loss of availability for users of the wireless network.

References:

Security Tracker: 1015443 Secunia Advisory ID:18319 Other Advisory URL: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303072 Other Advisory URL: http://securitytracker.com/id?1015443 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2006-01/0081.html CVE-2005-3714