Nortel Baystack Default Password

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2013 Douglas Minderhout


Synopsis :

The remote host is reachable with known default credentials.

Description :

The remote switch has a weak password. This means that anyone who has
(downloaded) a user manual can telnet to it and gain administrative
access.

Solution :

Telnet to this switch and set passwords under
'Console/Comm Port Configuration' for both read only and read write.
Then, set the parameter 'Console Switch Password'
or 'Console Stack Password' to 'Required for TELNET' or
'Required for Both'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 11327 ()

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