Cisco IOS SNMP Community string write privileges.

low Nessus Plugin ID 109118


The remote device is has a SNMP community string with write privileges.


According to its configuration, the Cisco IOS on the remote device has a SNMP community string with write access. This could allow remote configuration of the device, including copying and overwriting the running-config.


Ensure this acocunt is supposed to have write access and that only the expected MIBs are enabled on the SNMP server.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 109118

File Name: cisco_snmp_write.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 4/18/2018

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS/Version