CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 22, 2024
Updated: Mar 23, 2024
CWE ID 287


CVE-2023-52161, also known as the Access Point functionality vulnerability, affects iNet wireless daemon (IWD) before version 2.14. Attackers can gain unauthorized access to a protected Wi-Fi network by completing the EAPOL handshake with an all-zero key. This vulnerability has a base severity score of 7.5 out of 10 and a high confidentiality impact. The affected products include various versions of e9elb9, e9elb8, e9elb_, and more. The recommended remediation for this vulnerability is to update to the latest version of IWD to mitigate the risk it poses to an organization's Wi-Fi network security.

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