Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection Drivers Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 22131


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.


The remote host is running a version of Intel Wireless/PRO 2200/2915 driver that is is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability. An attacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with kernel privileges or to disable the remote service remotely.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a specially crafted wireless frame to the remote host.


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 22131

File Name: ipw_code_execution.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2006/08/02

Modified: 2016/05/16

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/07/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3992

BID: 19298, 19864

OSVDB: 29315