Apple AirPort Base Station ACL security bypass
|airportbasestation-acl-security-bypass (57434)||Medium Risk|
Apple AirPort Base Station could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the improper propagation of MAC address ACLs to network extenders. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access to restricted networks.
Upgrade to the latest version of AirPort Base Station (5.51 or later), available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of AirPort Base Station Update 2010-001.
- BID-39134: Apple AirPort Base Station MAC Address ACL Remote Security Bypass Vulnerability
- CVE-2009-2822: AirPort Utility before 5.5.1 for Apple AirPort Base Station does not properly distribute MAC address ACLs to network extenders, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via an 802.11 authentication frame.
- OSVDB ID: 63420: Apple AirPort Base Station MAC Address ACL Network Extender Restriction Bypass
- SA39160: Apple AirPort Base Station Network Access Restriction Bypass
- SECTRACK ID: 1023801: Apple AirPort Base Station Lets Remote Users Access Restricted Networks
- Apple AirPort Base Station 5.0
Mar 31, 2010
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