Multiple Belkin wireless routers security bypass

belkin-wireless-security-bypass (80157) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Multiple Belkin wireless routers could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error related to a randomly generated WPA2-PSK passphrase. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to calculate the default passphrase to generate a default WPA2 password and connect to the wireless network.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

  • Belkin Web site: Welcome to Belkin.
  • seclists Web site: CVE-2012-4366: Insecure default WPA2 passphrase in multiple Belkin wireless routers.
  • BID-56591: Multiple Belkin Wireless Routers Default WPA2 Password Security Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-4366: Belkin wireless routers Surf N150 Model F7D1301v1, N900 Model F9K1104v1, N450 Model F9K1105V2, and N300 Model F7D2301v1 generate a predictable default WPA2-PSK passphrase based on eight digits of the WAN MAC address, which allows remote attackers to access the network by sniffing the beacon frames.

Platforms Affected:

  • Belkin N450 F9K1105V2
  • Belkin N900 F9K1104v1
  • Belkin Surf N150 F7D1301v1

Reported:

Nov 19, 2012

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