CVE-ID

CVE-2001-0618

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Description
Orinoco RG-1000 wireless Residential Gateway uses the last 5 digits of the 'Network Name' or SSID as the default Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) encryption key. Since the SSID occurs in the clear during communications, a remote attacker could determine the WEP key and decrypt RG-1000 traffic.
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Date Entry Created
20010727 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20010727)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Frech
MODIFY(1) Ziese
NOOP(3) Cole, Foat, Wall
REVIEWING(1) Bishop
Comments (Legacy)
 Ziese> vulnerability, per se, then why is this?  If WEP is delievred enabled, by
   any vendor, it must give the existing/default WEP-key somewhere.  Will every
   hardware product be flawed by his definition?

Proposed (Legacy)
20010727
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