[MadWifi] denial of service

Bug #162827 reported by disabled.user
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: linux-restricted-modules

Description from CVE-2007-5448:
"Madwifi 0.9.3.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a beacon frame with a large length value in the extended supported rates (xrates) element, which triggers an assertion error, related to net80211/ieee80211_scan_ap.c and net80211/ieee80211_scan_sta.c."

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