Allied Telesyn Router/Switch Default Password

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 18414

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote network device can be accessed with default credentials.


The remote device appears to be an Allied Telesyn router or switch that can be accessed using default credentials. An attacker could leverage this issue to gain administrative access to the affected device. This password could also be potentially used to gain other sensitive information about the network from the device.


Telnet to the device and change the default password.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 18414

File Name: Allied_Telesyn_telnet.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.13

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2005/06/03

Updated: 2015/09/24

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SNMP Community Scanner)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0508