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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Wireless 802.11 (Generic) Vendors:   NETGEAR
NetGear WG111v2 Wireless Driver Stack Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017245
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-5972   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 2 2008
Original Entry Date:  Nov 17 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): Tested on version 5.1213.6.316
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the NetGear WG111v2 Wireless Driver. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user on the wireless network can send specially crafted beacon request to trigger a stack overflow in 'WG111v2.SYS' and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with kernel level privileges.

H D Moore discovered this vulnerability.

A demonstration exploit is available at:

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.

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