6059 : 3Com AirConnect and Symbol MIB WEP Key Disclosure
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SNMP agents in 3Com AirConnect and Symbol Access Point may allow a remote attacker to obtain the WEP encryption key. The issue is triggered when the SNMP agents reveals the WEP encryption key in response to SNMP queries for the dot11WEPDefaultKeysTable in the IEEE 802.11 MIB or the the ap128bWEPKeyTable in the 3ComAP MIB. It is possible that the flaw may allow a remote attacker to undermine authentication and privacy protection mechanisms for wireless clients, resulting in further access to the wireless network.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Cryptographic
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Exploit: Exploit Public


Consult your vendor for appropriate patches. It is also possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround: Disable all SNMP agents.


3Com Corporation
Access Point Series



  • Kevin Chou - Internet Security Systems

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0


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