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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Cisco password not set

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the absence of a password

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote CISCO router has no password set.
This permits a possible hacker to get a lot information
about your network, and possibly to shut it down if
the 'enable' password is not set either.

Solution : telnet to this device and set a password
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Renaud Deraison

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