CVE-2007-5938

Published: 06 December 2007

The iwl_set_rate function in compatible/iwl3945-base.c in iwlwifi 1.1.21 and earlier dereferences an iwl_get_hw_mode return value without checking for NULL, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via unspecified vectors during module initialization.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

linux-source-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

linux-source-2.6.17
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

linux-source-2.6.20
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

linux-source-2.6.22
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed