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CVE-2006-5746 Detail

Current Description

The console in AirMagnet Enterprise before 7.5 build 6307 does not properly validate the Enterprise Server certificate, which allows remote attackers to read network traffic via a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack, possibly related to the use of self-signed certificates.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/06/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5746
Original release date:
11/06/2006
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.4 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from AirMagnet (08/17/2007)

- Affected AirMagnet Builds: AirMagnet Enterprise 7.5 build 6295 and earlier - Vulnerability Description: AirMagnet uses a self signed certificate in the server response that can enable the intruder to attempt a man in the middle attack. The intruder needs to be connected physically to the corporate network and obtain the IP address of a console user before attempting such an attack. The attack can ultimately be used to obtain AirMagnet system user passwords. - AirMagnet Solution: AirMagnet will release a patch to ensure that the console validates the correctly assigned certificate from the server. Customers can limit the risk of this vulnerability by following standard network security practices to ensure that unauthorized personnel do not gain physical access to the protected network. - Fix Availability: Patch currently available on MyAirMagnet. Customers should upgrade to the latest version available on MyAirMagnet. Customers running a version of AirMagnet older than 6.1 must upgrade to version 6.1 before upgrading to the current release. Customers can contact AirMagnet Support to obtain the 6.1 release.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/449119/100/200/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061018 Airmagnet management interfaces multiple vulnerabilities
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/449739/100/100/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061025 Web-style Wireless IDS attacks
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451978/100/100/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061117 Re: Airmagnet management interfaces multiple vulnerabilities
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20602 External Source BID 20602

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:a:airmagnet:enterprise:7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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