Red-Alert security bypass

redalert-bypass-security (15089) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Red-Alert could allow a remote attacker to bypass the security of a wireless network protected by Red-Alert. Red-Alert does not properly recognize a wireless network with an SSID (Student Services Information Desk) having multiple space characters. A remote attacker could use this vulnerability to launch an attack against the network that could go undetected.


Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Red-Alert firmware, available to Red-Alert customers from the company where Red-Alert was purchased. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Red-M Red-Alert 2.7.5
  • Red-M Red-Alert 3.1 build 24

Reported:

Feb 09, 2004

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