DOCSIS Read-Write Community String Enabled in Non-DOCSIS Platforms

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Synopsis :

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description :

Vulnerable versions of Cisco IOS contain a default hard-coded
community string when SNMP is enabled on the device. An additional
read-write community string may be enabled if the device is configured
for SNMP management, which would allow privilege access to the

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 17782 ()

Bugtraq ID: 20125

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4950