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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4395

Multiple buffer overflows in the ndiswrapper module 1.53 for the Linux kernel 2.6 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending packets over a local wireless network that specify long ESSIDs.
Publish Date : 2008-11-06 Last Update Date : 2017-08-08
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. ndiswrapper is not shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4395 unix
DSA-1731 ndiswrapper -- buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8321 unix
DSA-1731-1 ndiswrapper -- buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13632 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4395

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Ubuntu Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Ubuntu Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2008-4395
BID 32118 Linux Kernel 'ndiswrapper' Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-03
SECTRACK 1021142
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:057 CONFIRM CONFIRM[email protected]/msg22366.html
MLIST [frugalware-git] 20081014 kernel2627: ndiswrapper-1.53-6-i686
UBUNTU USN-662-1 CONFIRM;a=commitdiff;h=49945b423c2f7e33b4c579ca460df6a806ee8f9f CONFIRM
XF linux-kernel-ndiswrapper-bo(46437)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4395

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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