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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 Network Connection Driver Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of Intel Wireless/PRO 2100 driver

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A local user can elevate his rights on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Intel Wireless/PRO 2100 driver
which is vulnerable to certain malformed frames. A local attacker may
exploit this flaw to elevate his rights (SYSTEM) on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send a specially crafted
wireless frame to the intel driver.

Solution :

http://support.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/pro2100/sb/CS-023067.htm

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 19299

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

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