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D-Link DWL-G132 Wireless Driver Beacon Rates Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2006-11-14    Last Update:  2006-11-24    Views:  12,575

Secunia Advisory SA22860

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


H D Moore has reported a vulnerability in D-Link DWL-G132 Wireless driver, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the A5AGU.SYS device driver when handling beacon requests containing more than 36 bytes in the Rates information element. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted packet.

The vulnerability is reported in version 1.0.1.41. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Turn off the wireless card when not in use.

Provided and/or discovered by:
H D Moore

Original Advisory:
http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-13-11-2006.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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