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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Nortel/Bay Networks default password

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Logs into the remote Nortel switch/router

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

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

Solution: telnet this switch/router and change all passwords
(check the manual for default users)

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Rui Bernardino

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