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.
Multiple flaws in the MadWifi driver were discovered that could lead
to a system crash. A physically near-by attacker could generate
specially crafted wireless network traffic and cause a denial of
service. (CVE-2006-7177, CVE-2006-7178, CVE-2006-7179, CVE-2007-2829,
A flaw was discovered in the MadWifi driver that would allow
unencrypted network traffic to be sent prior to finishing WPA
authentication. A physically near-by attacker could capture this,
leading to a loss of privacy, denial of service, or network spoofing.
A flaw was discovered in the MadWifi driver's ioctl handling. A local
attacker could read kernel memory, or crash the system, leading to a
denial of service. (CVE-2007-2831).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28080 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-7177CVE-2006-7178CVE-2006-7179CVE-2006-7180CVE-2007-2829CVE-2007-2830CVE-2007-2831
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