Multiple buffer overflows in net/wireless/nl80211.c in the Linux
kernel before 220.127.116.11 allow local users to gain privileges by
leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability during scan operations with a
long SSID value.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20110701 Re: CVE request: kernel: nl80211: missing check for valid SSID size in scan operations
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