Atheros AR5416-AC1E chipset association request denial of service
|atheros-as5416ac1e-associationrequest-dos (44921)||Medium Risk|
The Atheros AR5416-AC1E chipset, as used by the Linksys WRT350N Wi-Fi access point, is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when parsing a vendor-specific information element in an association request. By sending an Atheros information element with an invalid length, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service.
|Access Vector:||Adjacent Network|
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of October 2008.
- Atheros Web site: Atheros.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Sep 04 2008 - 03:34:03 CDT : Atheros Vendor Specific Information Element Overflow.
- BID-31012: Atheros Communications AR5416-AC1E Information Element Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-5474: The driver for the Linksys WRT350N Wi-Fi access point with firmware 2.00.17 on the Atheros AR5416-AC1E chipset does not properly parse the Atheros vendor-specific 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 an Atheros information element with an invalid length, as demonstrated by an element that is too long.
- OSVDB ID: 47958: Cisco Linksys WRT350N Crafted Association Request Handling Remote Overflow DoS
- Atheros Ar5416-Ac1e Chipset
- Linksys Wrt350n 2.00.17
Sep 04, 2008
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