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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0459

The Clear Channel Assessment (CCA) algorithm in the IEEE 802.11 wireless protocol, when using DSSS transmission encoding, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a certain RF signal that causes a channel to appear busy (aka "jabber"), which prevents devices from transmitting data.
Publish Date : 2004-07-07 Last Update Date : 2017-07-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0459

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ieee 802.11 Wireless Protocol Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ieee 802.11 Wireless Protocol 1

- References For CVE-2004-0459
AUSCERT AA-2004.02
FULLDISC 20040513 802.11b (others) single packet DoS
XF ieee80211-cca-dos(16138)
CERT-VN VU#106678
BID 10342 Multiple Vendor IEEE 802.11 Protocol Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2004-05-13
SECTRACK 1010152

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0459

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