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Vulnerability Assessment Details

AirPort Update 2006-001 / Security Update 2006-005

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the version of the Airport drivers

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the AirPort
Wireless card.

Description :

The remote host is missing a security update regarding the drivers of
the AirPort wireless card.

A possible hacker in the proximity of the target host may exploit this flaw
by sending malformed 802.11 frames to the remote host and cause a stack
overflow resulting in a crash of arbitrary code execution.

Solution :

Apple has released a patch for this issue :
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304420

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 20144

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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