CVE-2013-4218

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-08-08
CWE:
CWE-321
Bugzilla:
911126: CVE-2013-4218 wimax: Supplicant agent ships RSA private key in the package

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The InitMethodAndPassword function in InfraStack/OSAgnostic/WiMax/Agents/Supplicant/Source/SupplicantAgent.c in the Intel WiMAX Network Service through 1.5.2 for Intel Wireless WiMAX Connection 2400 devices uses the same RSA private key in supplicant_key.pem on all systems, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information via unspecified decryption operations.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4218 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Acknowledgements

This issue was found by Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security Team.