NETGEAR WN802T SSID denial of service

netgear-wn802t-ssid-dos (44918) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

NETGEAR WN802T is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when handling certain association requests. By sending an association request containing a NULL SSID, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.1
  Access Vector: Adjacent Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 4.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Sep 04 2008 - 03:46:01 CDT: Marvell Driver Null SSID Association Request Vulnerability.
  • NETGEAR Web site: WN802T - RangeMax Next Wireless-N Access Point.
  • BID-30976: NETGEAR WN802T With Marvell 88W8361P-BEM1 Chipset WAP Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-1197: The Marvell driver for the Netgear WN802T Wi-Fi access point with firmware 1.3.16 on the Marvell 88W8361P-BEM1 chipset does not properly parse the SSID information element in an association request, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (device reboot or hang) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a Null SSID.
  • OSVDB ID: 48296: NETGEAR WN802T Wireless Access Point Marvell Driver Assocation Request SSID Information Element Arbitrary Code Execution
  • SA31770: Netgear WN802T Wireless Access Point Two Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • NETGEAR WN802T

Reported:

Sep 04, 2008

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