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Overview

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

CVE-2004-0459

Summary

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

Application

  • Ieee 802.11 Wireless Protocol


References

CERT-VN - VU#106678

AUSCERT - AA-2004.02

XF - ieee80211-cca-dos(16138)

BID - 10342

OSVDB - 16034

MISC - http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2004-009.pdf

SECTRACK - 1010152

FULLDISC - 20040513 802.11b (others) single packet DoS


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:36