Alcatel ADSL Modem Unrestricted Remote Access
High Nessus Plugin ID 10760
SynopsisThe Alcatel modem can be accessed remotely.
DescriptionOn the Alcatel Speed Touch Pro ADSL modem, a protection mechanism feature is available to ensure that nobody can gain remote access to the modem (via the WAN/DSL interface). This mechanism guarantees that nobody from outside your network can access the modem's management interface and potentially change its settings.
The protection is currently not activated on your system.
In addition, access was gained without providing a password, which is the default.
SolutionTelnet to this modem and adjust the security settings as follows :
=> ip config firewalling on => config save
In addition, set a strong password on all accounts.