Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 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
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27992 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-6332