The ath_rate_sample function in the ath_rate/sample/sample.c sample code in MadWifi before 0.9.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (failed KASSERT and system crash) by moving a connected system to a location with low signal strength, and possibly other vectors related to a race condition between interface enabling and packet transmission.
Published 2005-12-31 05:00:00
Updated 2008-09-10 19:54:31
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-4835

3.86%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 92 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-4835

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.1
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
8.6
6.9
NIST

Vendor statements for CVE-2005-4835

  • Red Hat 2007-04-17
    Not vulnerable. The MadWiFi wireless driver is not shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

Products affected by CVE-2005-4835

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