Security of rt2400 driver

Live forum: http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/viewtopic.php?t=5177

russellb

30-01-2009 00:01:28

Hi all
Does anyone know if the wext kernel driver for the rt2400 is subject to the security problem noted in http//www.heise-online.co.uk/news/Linu ... r--/112520 ?

I'm using it with a Minitar PCMCIA card under Fedora 10 successfully, but am concerned about possible vulnerabilities.

Thanks

Russell

IvD

30-01-2009 09:30:47

The security risk is only for the legacy drivers and not the in-kernel drivers. So as long as you use the drivers that came with Fedora you are safe from the exploit.

russellb

30-01-2009 10:20:35

Thanks Ivo, I am pleased to hear that.

Regards

Russell