Vulnerability CVE-2006-0376


Published: 2006-01-22   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The 802.11 wireless client in certain operating systems including Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 does not warn the user when (1) it establishes an association with a station in ad hoc (aka peer-to-peer) mode or (2) a station in ad hoc mode establishes an association with it, which allows remote attackers to put unexpected wireless communication into place.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Microsoft Windows Wireless Exposure on Laptops
Nomad Mobile Res...
14.01.2006

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Microsoft -> Windows 2000 
Microsoft -> Windows 2003 server 
Microsoft -> Windows xp 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/349
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015489
http://www.nmrc.org/pub/advise/20060114.txt
http://www.securiteam.com/windowsntfocus/5YP0D2KHHO.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/421868/100/0/threaded
http://www.theta44.org/karma/
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24157

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