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ATA-186 password circumvention / recovery

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
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Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to bypass the authentication mechanism of the remote
host by making POST requests with a single byte as a payload.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to take the control of this device

Solution :

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 4711, 4712

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Renaud Deraison

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