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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

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