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Default password router Zyxel

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Logs into the router Zyxel

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is a Zyxel router with its default password set.

A possible hacker could telnet to it and reconfigure it to lock the owner out and to
prevent him from using his Internet connection, or create a dial-in user to
connect directly to the LAN attached to it.

Solution : Telnet to this router and set a password immediately.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 3161

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Giovanni Fiaschi

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