Author Topic: Security Problem?  (Read 4737 times)

Offline elwal

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Security Problem?
« on: April 06, 2007, 05:18:19 am »
Is there a Security Problem? If a user shutdown his computer without logout from the
hotspot, another (unfriendly) user can use the dynamic ip-address as a static, and is able
to connect to the internet.

As I've seen, the timout is 15 (?) minutes. After this time the the dynamic ip-address from the
hotspot is not longer available.
A mac-filter is also crackabel.
Has anyone the same problem?
Thank you

Offline WorldSpot

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Re: Security Problem?
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2007, 08:26:37 am »
The unfriendly user must take the ipaddress AND mac address.
This is a known problem.
A solution is to use the WPA guest feature of the coova chilli. I've not tested it yet, but it looks like a good secure hotspot solution.
It will be tested and supported by worldspot in some time.