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Security Issue with WRT54G

Discussion in 'Cisco Small Business Routers and VPN Solutions' started by hurleyp, Jul 30, 2005.

  1. hurleyp

    hurleyp Network Guru Member

    On July 29 2005, Secunia issued a "Less Critical"-level security problem with the WRT54G:


    "The security issue is caused due to all routers being loaded with the same certificate and SSL private key. A user with knowledge with the private key can potentially decrypt router management traffic captured from the network."

    I am unclear as to whether this is an issue with the WRT54G or all WR models. Unfortunately the advisory doesn't indicate a firmware version either.
  2. knight14th

    knight14th Network Guru Member

    Then just use ssh to access your wrt's webpage since the ssh key pair is generated each time you reset your wrt.... i think :)

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