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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-4872

Original release date: 02/05/2012
Last revised: 02/16/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple HTC Android devices including Desire HD FRG83D and GRI40, Glacier FRG83, Droid Incredible FRF91, Thunderbolt 4G FRG83D, Sensation Z710e GRI40, Sensation 4G GRI40, Desire S GRI40, EVO 3D GRI40, and EVO 4G GRI40 allow remote attackers to obtain 802.1X Wi-Fi credentials and SSID via a crafted application that uses the android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE permission to call the toString method on the WifiConfiguration class.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://blog.mywarwithentropy.com/2012/02/8021x-password-exploit-on-many-htc.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47837
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#763355
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20120201 802.1X password exploit on many HTC Android devices
External Source: BID
Name: 51790

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)