This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
Madwifi 0.9.3.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial
of service (panic) via a beacon frame with a large length value in the
extended supported rates (xrates) element, which triggers an assertion
error, related to net80211/ieee80211_scan_ap.c and
net80211/ieee80211_scan_sta.c. (CVE-2007-5448, Moderate).
See also :
Update the affected madwifi package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60322 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5448