|Description||Multiple buffer overflows in net/wireless/nl80211.c in the Linux kernel before 22.214.171.124 allow local users to gain privileges by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability during scan operations with a long SSID value.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[lenny] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
Requires CAP_NET_ADMIn to exploit