Intel PRO/Wireless 2011B LAN USB Device driver stores WEP key in plaintext
|intel-wlan-wep-plaintext (8015)||Medium Risk|
Intel PRO/Wireless 2011B LAN USB Device driver stores the Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) key in plaintext in the registry. A local attacker can use this vulnerability to view the WEP key and use it to decrypt traffic on the wireless network.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Jan 28 2002 - 04:06:43 CST: Intel WLAN Driver storing 128bit WEP-Key in plain text!.
- BID-3968: Compaq Intel PRO/Wireless 2011B LAN USB Device Driver Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0214: Compaq Intel PRO/Wireless 2011B LAN USB Device Driver 184.108.40.206 through 220.127.116.11 stores the 128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) key in plaintext in a registry key with weak permissions, which allows local users to decrypt network traffic by reading the WEP key from the registry key.
- OSVDB ID: 11314: Compaq Intel PRO/Wireless 2011B LAN USB Device Driver WEP Key Local Disclosure
- Intel 2011B PROSet Wireless 1.5.16
- Intel 2011B PROSet Wireless 1.5.18
Jan 28, 2002
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