Red-Alert allows unauthorized access

redalert-gain-access (15088) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Red-Alert could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access. Authentication of the user is tied to the user's source IP address. This allows a remote attacker with the same IP address to access Red-Alert without authenticating.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of Red-Alert firmware, available to Red-Alert customers from the company where Red-Alert was purchased. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Red-M Red-Alert 2.7.5
  • Red-M Red-Alert 3.1 build 24


Feb 09, 2004

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