BayTech RPC3 Telnet Daemon Authentication Bypass

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2781


The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows for the bypassing of authentication.


The remote host is running a version of Bay Technical Associates RPC3 Telnet Daemon that lets a user bypass authentication by sending a special set of keystrokes at the username prompt. Since BayTech RPC3 devices provide remote power management, this vulnerability enables an attacker to cause a denial of service, shut down the device itself and any connected devices.


No solution is known at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 2781

Family: Generic

Published: 2005/04/01

Modified: 2018/07/11

Nessus ID: 17663

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:bay_technical_associates:rpc3_telnet

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0957

BID: 12955