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, 19:23, 11 September 2008
[http://securityvulns.com/Udocument473.html Wireless Driver Vulns, and no patches, oh my!] - [PaulDotCom] - Laurent Butti and Julien Tinnes
from France Telecom have found vulnerabilities (DoS, possible remote code) in several wireless chipsets. For example, the Netgear WN802T (firmware 1.3.16) with MARVELL 88W8361P-BEM1 chipset is vulnerable to a bug that "...can be triggered by a malicious association request to the wireless access point with a Null SSID." Wow, thats pretty easy, and guess what, NO PATCH.
[http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-10035580-83.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1009_3-0-20 Twitter to spread malware] - [Larry] - I'd have liked to see more, less user interaction. See blog post.