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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6059

Buffer overflow in MA521nd5.SYS driver 5.148.724.2003 for NetGear MA521 PCMCIA adapter allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) beacon or (2) probe 802.11 frame responses with an long supported rates information element. NOTE: this issue was reported as a "memory corruption" error, but the associated exploit code suggests that it is a buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2006-11-22 Last Update Date : 2017-07-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6059

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Netgear Ma521 Driver * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netgear Ma521 Driver 1

- References For CVE-2006-6059
VUPEN ADV-2006-4604
XF netgear-ma521-code-execution(30442)
BID 21175 NetGear MA521 Wireless Driver Long Beacon Probe Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2006-11-23
SECTRACK 1017254
CERT-VN VU#395496

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6059

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