SuSE 10 Security Update : madwifi (ZYPP Patch Number 2370)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29516


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


The madwifi-ng Atheros Wireless LAN card driver is subject to a remotely exploitable stack-based buffer overflow, this update fixes this problem. (CVE-2006-6332)

This update also brings madwifi to version


Apply ZYPP patch number 2370.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29516

File Name: suse_madwifi-2370.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2015/01/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/12/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6332