D-Link DWL-1000AP Wireless LAN Access Point stores admin password in plain text in the "public" MIB
|dlink-ap-public-mib (7733)||Medium Risk|
The D-Link DWL-1000AP Wireless LAN Access Point could allow a remote attacker to obtain the administrative password for the wireless network. A remote attacker using an SNMP client can browse the "public" MIB to obtain the administrative password, which is stored in plain text. This allows the attacker to obtain access to the wireless network, change the configuration of the device, or cause a denial of service attack.
No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Dec 21 2001 - 13:26:55 CST: D-Link DWL-1000AP can be compromised because of SNMP configuration.
- BID-3735: D-Link DWL-1000AP Wireless LAN Access Point Plaintext Password Vulnerability
- CVE-2001-1220: D-Link DWL-1000AP Firmware 3.2.28 #483 Wireless LAN Access Point stores the administrative password in plaintext in the default Management Information Base (MIB), which allows remote attackers to gain administrative privileges.
- OSVDB ID: 9403: D-Link DWL-1000AP MIB Cleartext Admin Password
- D-Link DWL-1000AP
Dec 21, 2001
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