Vulnerability Note VU#445753
NetGear wireless driver fails to properly process certain 802.11 management frames
A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in the Netgear WG111v2.SYS wireless driver. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, or cause a denial-of-service condition.
The WG111v2.SYS driver is a wireless (802.11) device driver produced by Netgear.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code, or cause a denial-of-service condition on a vulnerable system.
We are currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.
Disable wireless adapters
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Netgear, Inc.||Affected||-||17 Nov 2006|
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This issue was publicly reported by H.D. Moore on The Month of Kernel Bugs Website.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
- CVE IDs: Unknown
- Date Public: 16 Nov 2006
- Date First Published: 17 Nov 2006
- Date Last Updated: 17 Nov 2006
- Severity Metric: 3.48
- Document Revision: 21
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