CVE-2004-0459

Current Description

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.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 07, 2004
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationIeee802.11 Wireless Protocol********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Ieee 802.11 Wireless Protocol *

References

NameSourceURLTags
20040513 802.11b (others) single packet DoShttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-05/0631.htmlFULLDISC
1010152http://securitytracker.com/id?1010152SECTRACK
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2004-009.pdfhttp://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2004-009.pdfMISC
AA-2004.02http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=4091AUSCERTVendor Advisory
VU#106678http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/106678CERT-VNThird Party Advisory US Government Resource
16034http://www.osvdb.org/16034OSVDB
10342http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10342BID
ieee80211-cca-dos(16138)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16138XF