Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
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.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true