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D-Link Wireless Access Point Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2006-02-14    Last Update:  2006-02-17    Views:  14,309

Secunia Advisory SA18833

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Aaron Portnoy and Keefe Johnson has reported a vulnerability in D-Link Wireless Access Point, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the handling of fragmented UDP packets. This may be exploited to cause the device to terminate connections or reboot via certain specially crafted UDP packets.

The vulnerability has been reported in the following products:
* D-Link DI-524 Wireless Router (firmware version 3.20 August 18, 2005).
* D-Link DI-624 Wireless Router.
* D-Link DI-784.


Solution:
The vulnerability has reportedly been fixed in the latest firmware.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Aaron Portnoy and Keefe Johnson

Original Advisory:
http://www.thunkers.net/~deft/advisories/dlink_udp_dos.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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