CVE-2007-5938

MEDIUM
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Description

The iwl_set_rate function in compatible/iwl3945-base.c in iwlwifi 1.1.21 and earlier dereferences an iwl_get_hw_mode return value without checking for NULL, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via unspecified vectors during module initialization.

References

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.drivers.ipw3945.devel/1618

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199209

http://osvdb.org/44749

http://secunia.com/advisories/29236

http://www.intellinuxwireless.org/repos/?p=iwlwifi.git;a=commitdiff;h=25db44d4cdfe31d59223d74cb577f4a71aff1a40

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0154.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26842

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4211

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10787

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-12-06

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
79447OracleVM 2.1 : kernel (OVMSA-2008-2005)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
67659Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2008-0154)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
60370Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
43674CentOS 4 / 5 : kernel (CESA-2008:0154)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
31388RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2008:0154)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
801447CentOS RHSA-2008-0154 Security CheckLog Correlation EngineGeneric
high