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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5972

Stack-based buffer overflow in WG111v2.SYS in NetGear WG111v2 wireless adapter (USB) allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long 802.11 beacon request.
Publish Date : 2006-11-17 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5972

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Hardware Netgear Wg111v2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Netgear Wg111v2 Driver 5.1213.6.316 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netgear Wg111v2 1
Netgear Wg111v2 Driver 1

- References For CVE-2006-5972
XF netgear-wg111v2-bo(30370)
VUPEN ADV-2006-4560
BID 21126 NetGear WG111v2 Wireless Driver Long Beacon Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-15
CERT-VN VU#445753
SECTRACK 1017245

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5972

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