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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2004-0459
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:38:28
Published 07 Jul 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The Clear Channel Assessment (CCA) algorithm in the IEEE 802.11 wireless protocol, when using DSSS transmission encoding, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a certain RF signal that causes a channel to appear busy (aka "jabber"), which prevents devices from transmitting data.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Ieee 802.11 Wireless Protocol


CERT-VN - VU#106678

AUSCERT - AA-2004.02

XF - ieee80211-cca-dos(16138)

BID - 10342

OSVDB - 16034


SECTRACK - 1010152

FULLDISC - 20040513 802.11b (others) single packet DoS

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:36