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Cisco Aironet Access Points Protected Management Frames User Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.9

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the handling of 802.11w Protected Management Frames (PAF) by Cisco Aironet 3800 Series Access Points could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to terminate a valid user connection to an affected device.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability exists because the affected device does not properly validate 802.11w PAF disassociation and deauthentication frames that it receives. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a spoofed 802.11w PAF frame from a valid, authenticated client on an adjacent network to an affected device.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

See the referenced advisory for a solution.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)