3Com OfficeConnect routers using Port Address Translation could allow access to blocked ports

3com-officeconnect-pat-access (9185) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

3Com OfficeConnect could allow a remote attacker to bypass access control restrictions and access any port on a computer behind the device, caused by a vulnerability in the Port Address Translation (PAT). If a remote attacker finds a port that is redirected using PAT and connects to this port, the attacker would then be able to connect to any other port behind the router.


Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • 3Com OfficeConnect ADSL Router 812 1.1.7
  • 3Com OfficeConnect ADSL Router 812 1.1.9

Reported:

May 27, 2002

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