Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
An issue was discovered in Extreme Networks ExtremeWireless WiNG 5.x before 184.108.40.206 and 5.9.x before 220.127.116.11. There is Remote, Unauthenticated "Global" Denial of Service in the RIM (Radio Interface Module) over the MINT (Media Independent Tunnel) Protocol on the WiNG Access Point via crafted packets.
CWE-119 - Buffer Overflow
Buffer overflow attacks involve data transit and operations exceeding the restricted memory buffer, thereby corrupting or overwriting data in adjacent memory locations. Such overflow allows the attacker to run arbitrary code or manipulate the existing code to cause privilege escalation, data breach, denial of service, system crash and even complete system compromise. Given that languages such as C and C++ lack default safeguards against overwriting or accessing data in their memory, applications utilizing these languages are most susceptible to buffer overflows attacks.