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AirPort Update 2006-001 / Security Update 2006-005 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for the version of the Airport drivers
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the AirPort
The remote host is missing a security update regarding the drivers of
the AirPort wireless card.
A possible hacker in the proximity of the target host may exploit this flaw
by sending malformed 802.11 frames to the remote host and cause a stack
overflow resulting in a crash of arbitrary code execution.
Apple has released a patch for this issue :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
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