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Archived - About the security content of AirPort Base Station Update 2010-001

This document describes the security content of AirPort Base Station Update 2010-001.

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  • CVE-ID: CVE-2009-2822

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.7 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP

    Impact: An unauthorized user may be able to connect to a restricted network that uses a network extender

    Description: An AirPort administrator may restrict access to a network by specifying a MAC address ACL. There is an issue where MAC address ACLs are not properly propagated to network extenders. This can allow an unauthorized user to access a network that should be restricted via the MAC address ACL. This update addresses the issue through improved distribution of settings to network extenders. Credit to Guido Lamberty for reporting this issue.
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