22244 : Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station Crafted Packet Network Interface DoS
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Apple Airport Extreme Base Stations contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a crafted packet is received on the network interface, and will result in loss of availability for users of the wireless network.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Availability
Exploit: Exploit Unknown


Upgrade to version 5.7 or 6.3 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


Apple Inc.
Airport Extreme



  • Michael Zanetta - NETwork Security Consortium

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-06-05 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1


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