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Pocsag password

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
log in using password 'password'

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to log into the remote pocsag
service and view the streams of decoded pager
messages using the password 'password'

A possible hacker may use this problem to gain some
knowledge about the computer user and then trick him
by social engineering.

Solution : change the password to a random one, or
filter incoming connections to this port
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 1032

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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