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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4915

Original release date: 09/17/2007
Last revised: 11/15/2008


The Intersil isl3893 extensions for Boa 0.93.15, as used on the FreeLan RO80211G-AP and other devices, do not prevent stack writes from entering memory locations used for string constants, which allows remote attackers to change the admin password stored in memory via a long username in an HTTP Basic Authentication request.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 4542
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.ikkisoft.com/stuff/SN-2007-02.txt
External Source: BID
Name: 25676
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.gnucitizen.org/projects/router-hacking-challenge/
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3151
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070913 Boa (with Intersil Extensions) - HTTP Basic Authentication Bypass
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.securenetwork.it/ricerca/advisory/download/SN-2007-02.txt
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080301 The Router Hacking Challenge is Over!

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