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CISCO ONS Platform Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Uses SNMP to determine if a flaw is present

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote Cisco ONS platform is vulnerable to various denial of
service and authentication vulnerabilities :

- The TFTP server permits unauthenticated access to TFTP GET and PUT
commands. A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to upload or retrieve the
system files of the remote ONS platform

- A denial of service attack may occur through the network management
port of the remote device (1080/tcp)

- Superuser accounts can not be disabled over telnet

Solution :
Risk Factor : High

Networks Security ID: 9699, 6084, 6083, 6082, 6081, 6078, 6076, 6073, 5058

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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