Cisco Aironet default password

cisco-aironet-default-password (33610) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Cisco Aironet 1000 Series and 1500 Series Lightweight Access Points contain a default hard-coded password. A local attacker with physical access to the access point could exploit this vulnerability to obtain administrative access on the device.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.6
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 4.6
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to cisco-sa-20070412-wlc for upgrade information. See References.

References:

  • cisco-sa-20070412-wlc: Cisco Security Advisory: Multiple Vulnerabilities in the Cisco Wireless LAN Controller and Cisco Lightweight Access Points.
  • BID-23461: Cisco Wireless Lan Controller Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-2040: Cisco Aironet 1000 Series and 1500 Series Lightweight Access Points before 3.2.185.0, and 4.0.x before 4.0.206.0, have a hard-coded password, which allows attackers with physical access to perform arbitrary actions on the device, aka Bug ID CSCsg15192.
  • OSVDB ID: 34133: Cisco Aironet Lightweight Access Points Hardcoded Admin Password
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017908: Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Lets Remote Users Modify the Configuration and Deny Service

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco Aironet AP1000
  • Cisco Aironet AP1500

Reported:

Apr 12, 2007

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