Vulnerability CVE-2009-0052


Published: 2009-11-12   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The Atheros wireless driver, as used in Netgear WNDAP330 Wi-Fi access point with firmware 2.1.11 and other versions before 3.0.3 on the Atheros AR9160-BC1A chipset, and other products, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (device reboot or hang) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a truncated reserved management frame.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Atheros Driver Reserved Frame Vulnerability
Laurent Butti
16.11.2009

Type:

CWE-noinfo

CVSS2 => (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.5/10
6.9/10
5.1/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Adjacent network
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Netgear -> Wndap330 firmware 
Atheros -> Ar9160-bc1a chipset 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507777/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36991
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3212
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54216

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