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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4540

Windows Mobile 6 on the HTC Hermes device makes WLAN passwords available to an auto-completion mechanism for the password input field, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass password authentication and obtain WLAN access.
Publish Date : 2008-10-13 Last Update Date : 2009-01-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 255

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4540

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Mobile 1

- References For CVE-2008-4540

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4402
SREASON 4402
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/497151/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081008 Windows Mobile 6 insecure password handling and too short WLAN-password
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/45857
XF windowsmobile-hermes-security-bypass(45857)

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4540

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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