GLSA-201310-06 : Aircrack-ng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70324


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201310-06 (Aircrack-ng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in Aircrack-ng.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted dump file using Aircrack-ng, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Aircrack-ng users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-wireless/aircrack-ng-1.1-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70324

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201310-06.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 10/8/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:aircrack-ng, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/7/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1159

BID: 39045

GLSA: 201310-06