SNMP Request Cisco Router Information Disclosure

low Nessus Plugin ID 10969
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The model of the remote CISCO router can be obtained via SNMP.


It is possible to determine the model of the remote CISCO system by sending SNMP requests with the OID

An attacker may use this information to gain more knowledge about the remote host.


Disable the SNMP service on the remote host if you do not use it, or filter incoming UDP packets going to this port.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 10969

File Name: snmp_cisco_type.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: remote

Family: SNMP

Published: 6/5/2002

Updated: 9/21/2020

Dependencies: snmp_sysDesc.nasl

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco

Required KB Items: SNMP/community, SNMP/OID