MadWifi vulnerability

2007-01-09T00:00:00
ID USN-404-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2007-01-09T00:00:00

Description

Laurent Butti, Jerome Razniewski, and Julien Tinnes discovered that the MadWifi wireless driver did not correctly check packet contents when receiving scan replies. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted packet and execute arbitrary code with root privileges.