WeFi ClientWeFiLog.dat and ClientWeFiLog.bak information disclosure

wefi-clientwefilog-info-disclosure (43621) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

WeFi could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper storage of unencrypted keys in the ClientWeFiLog.dat and ClientWeFiLog.bak log files. By viewing the log files, a local attacker could obtain WEP, WPA and WPA2 access point keys.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.1
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 1.8
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to WeFi Web site for upgrade information. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Jul 04 2008 - 01:35:36 CDT: Local vulnerability in WeFi Client v3.2.1.4.1(Update).
  • BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Jul 08 2008 - 02:49:04 CDT: Re: Local vulnerability in WeFi Client v3.2.1.4.1(Update).
  • WeFi Web site: Welcome to WeFi - Wi-Fi anywhere, friends everywhere!.
  • BID-30088: WeFi Log Files Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-3147: WeFi 3.2.1.4.1, when diagnostic mode is enabled, stores (1) WEP, (2) WPA, and (3) WPA2 access-point keys in (a) ClientWeFiLog.dat, (b) ClientWeFiLog.bak, and possibly (c) a certain .inf file under %PROGRAMFILES%\WeFi\Users\, and uses cleartext for the ClientWeFiLog files, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading these files.
  • OSVDB ID: 46808: WeFi Diagnostic Mode Backup Log Information Disclosure
  • OSVDB ID: 51543: WeFi Client Memory Dump Cleartext Encryption Keys Local Disclosure
  • SA30966: WeFi Diagnostic Mode Information Disclosure Weakness

Platforms Affected:

  • WeFi WeFi 3.2.1.4.1

Reported:

Jul 04, 2008

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