SNMP Request Cisco Router Information Disclosure

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Synopsis :

The model of the remote CISCO router can be obtained via SNMP.

Description :

It is possible to determine the model of the remote CISCO system by
sending SNMP requests with the OID 1.3.6.1.4.1.9.1.

An attacker may use this information to gain more knowledge about the
remote host.

See also :

ftp://ftp.cisco.com/pub/mibs/v1/CISCO-PRODUCTS-MIB-V1SMI.my
ftp://ftp.cisco.com/pub/mibs/v2/CISCO-PRODUCTS-MIB.my

Solution :

Disable the SNMP service on the remote host if you do not use it, or
filter incoming UDP packets going to this port.

Risk factor :

Low

Family: SNMP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10969 ()

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