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CVE-2002-0426 Detail


VPN Server module in Linksys EtherFast BEFVP41 Cable/DSL VPN Router before 1.40.1 reduces the key lengths for keys that are supplied via manual key entry, which makes it easier for attackers to crack the keys.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/12/2002

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source MISC Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20020308 Linksys BEFVP41 VPN Server does not follow proper VPN standards Vendor Advisory External Source XF linksys-etherfast-weak-encryption(8397) Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 4250

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