Aruba Mobility Controller guest account privilege escalation

aruba-guestaccount-privilege-escalation (32461) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Aruba Mobility Controller could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges, caused by a vulnerability regarding the implementation of the default guest account. A remote attacker with knowledge of the guest account name could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized administrative access to the Mobility Controller.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Aruba Networks customers are advised to upgrade to the latest patched version of the firmware available from the Aruba Networks Web site. See References.

References:

  • Aruba Networks Web site: Aruba Mobility Controllers.
  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Mon Feb 12 2007 - 18:19:05 CST: Aruba Networks - Unauthorized Administrative and WLAN Access through Guest Account.
  • BID-22538: Aruba Mobility Controller Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-0932: The (1) Aruba Mobility Controllers 200, 600, 2400, and 6000 and (2) Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Wireless 43xx and 6000 do not properly implement authentication and privilege assignment for the guest account, which allows remote attackers to access administrative interfaces or the WLAN.
  • OSVDB ID: 33185: Aruba Mobility Controller Guest Account Privilege Escalation
  • SA24144: Aruba Mobility Controller Two Vulnerabilities
  • US-CERT VU#613833: Aruba Mobility Controller vulnerable to privilege escalation

Platforms Affected:

  • Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Wireless 43xx
  • Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess Wireless 6000
  • Aruba Networks Mobility Controller 200 2.0 and later
  • Aruba Networks Mobility Controller 2400 2.0 and later
  • Aruba Networks Mobility Controller 6000 2.0 and later
  • Aruba Networks Mobility Controller 800 2.0 and later

Reported:

Feb 13, 2007

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