Nortel Communication Server multiple default accounts and passwords

nortel-account-default-password (41802) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Nortel Communication Server contains multiple default passwords for various unspecified accounts. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain write access to the affected device.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to NORTEL BULLETIN ID: 2008008764, Rev 1 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • NORTEL BULLETIN ID: 2008008764, Rev 1: Nortel: Technical Support: Nortel response to VoIP potential security vulnerabilities in CS 1000.
  • VoIP Security Advisory: CS1000 Multiple Hardcoded Passwords.
  • BID-28691: Nortel Networks Communication Server 1000 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-6577: Nortel MG1000S, Signaling Server, and Call Server on the Communications Server 1000 (CS1K) 4.50.x contain multiple unspecified hard-coded accounts and passwords, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges.
  • OSVDB ID: 44374: Nortel Networks Communication Server 1000 Multiple Default Hardcoded Accounts
  • SA29747: Nortel Networks Communication Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1019848: Nortel Communication Server Default Passwords Let Remote Users Access the System

Platforms Affected:

  • Nortel CS1000 4.5

Reported:

Apr 10, 2008

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