SNMP Request Cisco Router Information Disclosure

Low Nessus Plugin ID 10969

Synopsis

The model of the remote CISCO router can be obtained via SNMP.

Description

It is possible to determine the model of the remote CISCO system by sending SNMP requests with the OID 1.3.6.1.4.1.9.1.

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

Solution

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

See Also

ftp://ftp.cisco.com/pub/mibs/v1/CISCO-PRODUCTS-MIB-V1SMI.my

ftp://ftp.cisco.com/pub/mibs/v2/CISCO-PRODUCTS-MIB.my

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 10969

File Name: snmp_cisco_type.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.27

Type: remote

Family: SNMP

Published: 2002/06/05

Updated: 2014/06/30

Dependencies: 10800

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SNMP/community, SNMP/OID