Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Misc. >> Nortel Baystack switch password test


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Nortel Baystack switch password test

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Logs into the remote Nortel terminal server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote switch has a weak password. This means that anyone
who has (downloaded) a user manual can telnet to it and gain
administrative access.

Solution: Telnet to this switch and set passwords under
'Console/Comm Port Configuration' for both read only and
read write. Then, set the parameter 'Console Switch Password'
or 'Console Stack Password' to 'Required for TELNET' or
'Required for Both'.



Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Douglas Minderhout

Cables, Connectors

HP ProLiant DL360p G8 Server Dual E5-2660 8 Core 2.2GHz 128GB 4x 146GB 15K SAS
$1038.0
HP ProLiant DL360p G8 Server Dual E5-2660 8 Core 2.2GHz 128GB 4x 146GB 15K SAS pictureHP DL360p G8 Dual E5-2660 8C 2.2GHz 64GB 4x 300GB 15K SAS P420/1GB Rails RPS
$1572.0
HP DL360p G8 Dual E5-2660 8C 2.2GHz 64GB 4x 300GB 15K SAS P420/1GB Rails RPS pictureHP ProLiant ML350p G8 Tower Dual E5-2690 8 Core 2.9GHz 64GB 4x 146GB 15K SAS
$1925.0
HP ProLiant ML350p G8 Tower Dual E5-2690 8 Core 2.9GHz 64GB 4x 146GB 15K SAS pictureDell PowerEdge R730xd Dual E5-2630 v3 8C 2.4GHz 128GB 16x 400GB SAS SSD 2.5in
$8477.0
Dell PowerEdge R730xd Dual E5-2630 v3 8C 2.4GHz 128GB 16x 400GB SAS SSD 2.5in picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.