Nortel/Bay Networks Default Password

High Nessus Plugin ID 10989

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote host is reachable with known default credentials.

Description

The remote switch/routers uses the default password.
This means that anyone who has (downloaded) a user manual can telnet to it and gain administrative access.

Solution

Telnet this switch/router and change all passwords (check the manual for default users).

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 10989

File Name: nortel_passport_default_pass.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2002/06/05

Updated: 2018/07/25

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:TF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2002/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0508