CVE-2008-4395

NameCVE-2008-4395
DescriptionMultiple buffer overflows in the ndiswrapper module 1.53 for the Linux kernel 2.6 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending packets over a local wireless network that specify long ESSIDs.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1731-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs504696
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ndiswrapper (PTS)squeeze1.56-1fixed
wheezy1.57-1fixed
jessie, sid1.59-2fixed

The information above is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ndiswrappersource(unstable)1.53-2medium504696
ndiswrappersourceetch1.28-1+etch1highDSA-1731-1

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems