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CVE-2008-4540 Detail

Current Description

Windows Mobile 6 on the HTC Hermes device makes WLAN passwords available to an auto-completion mechanism for the password input field, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass password authentication and obtain WLAN access.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4402
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497151/100/0/threaded
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45857

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_mobile:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:htc:hermes:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4540
NVD Published Date:
10/13/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018