Linksys WAP4400N request denial of service
|linksys-wap4400n-request-dos (45841)||Medium Risk|
Linksys WAP4400N is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when processing association requests while the access point runs in WEP mode. By sending a specially-crafted association request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the device to reboot.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of WAP4400N (1.2.17 or later), available from the Linksys Web site. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Oct 13 2008 - 06:29:40 CDT: Marvell Driver Malformed Association Request Vulnerability.
- Linksys Web site: WAP4400N - Wireless-N Access Point with Power Over Ethernet.
- BID-31742: Linksys WAP4400N Marvell Wireless Chipset Driver Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-4441: The Marvell driver for the Linksys WAP4400N Wi-Fi access point with firmware 1.2.14 on the Marvell 88W8361P-BEM1 chipset, when WEP mode is enabled, does not properly parse malformed 802.11 frames, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (reboot or hang-up) via a malformed association request containing the WEP flag, as demonstrated by a request that is too short, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1144 and CVE-2008-1197.
- SA32259: Linksys WAP4400N Denial of Service and SNMPv3 Vulnerability
- Linksys WAP4400N 1.2.14
- Marvell Semiconductor 88W8361P-BEM1 chipset
Sep 27, 2008
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