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UNIRAS Brief - 764/06 - CIAC INFORMATION BULLETIN: MOKB-16-11-2006 - NetGear WG111v2 Wireless Driver Long Beacon Overflow



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 UNIRAS (UK Government CERT) Briefing - 764/06 dated 20.11.06 time 15:10
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CIAC INFORMATION BULLETIN: MOKB-16-11-2006 -  NetGear WG111v2 Wireless Driver 
Long Beacon Overflow

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The NetGear WG111v2 wireless adapter (USB) ships with a version of WG111v2.SYS 
that is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow.


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                             INFORMATION BULLETIN

              NetGear WG111v2 Wireless Driver Long Beacon Overflow
                               [MOKB-16-11-2006]

November 17, 2006 18:00 GMT                                       Number R-052
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PROBLEM:       The NetGear WG111v2 wireless adapter (USB) ships with a version 
               of WG111v2.SYS that is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer 
               overflow. 
PLATFORM:      WG111v2 Driver Downloaded 
DAMAGE:        This overflow can lead to arbitrary kernel-mode code execution. 
SOLUTION:      There is currently no practical solution to this problem, so 
               you can disable at risk adapters. 
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VULNERABILITY  The risk is HIGH. The attacker must be in range of the wireless 
ASSESSMENT:    device. 
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LINKS: 
 CIAC BULLETIN:      http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/r-052.shtml 
 ORIGINAL BULLETIN:  http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-16-11-2006.html 
 ADDITIONAL LINKS:   US-CERT Vulnerability Note #445753 
                     http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/445753 
					 Secunia Advisory SA22962 
					 http://secunia.com/advisories/22962/ 
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