Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 Network Connection Driver Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22132


A local user can elevate his privileges on the remote host.


The remote host is running a version of Intel Wireless/PRO 2100 driver that is fails to properly handle certain malformed frames. A local attacker may exploit this flaw to elevate his privileges (SYSTEM) on the remote host.

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


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22132

File Name: ipw_privilege_escalation.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2006/08/02

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/07/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4022

BID: 19299

OSVDB: 29314