Nortel Networks Router Unpassworded Account (User Level)
High Nessus Plugin ID 10529
SynopsisThe remote Telnet service can be accessed without a password.
DescriptionThe remote Telnet service has an account named 'User' that does not have a password.
This issue is known to affect Nortel Networks (formerly Bay Networks) routers. And it could allow an attacker to access the router, reconfigure it to block access, and prevent its use.
SolutionSet a password for the account.