Polycom ViewStation Telnet server information disclosure
|viewstation-telnet-login-info-disclosure (44241)||Low Risk|
Polycom ViewStation could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to restrict the number of login attempts by the Telnet server. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a brute force attack to obtain the username and password and gain unauthorized access to the system.
Refer to Internet Security Systems Security Advisory, September 4, 2002 for upgrade and workaround information. See References.
- CIAC Information Bulletin M-123: Polycom Videoconferencing Remote Vulnerabilities.
- Internet Security Systems Security Advisory, September 4, 2002: Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities in Polycom Videoconferencing Products.
- Polycom Web site: Polycom Worldwide Resource Center.
- PolycomŽ Security Advisory 02-001: Disabling Remote Access on Polycom ViewStation Systems.
- BID-5635: Polycom ViewStation Unlimited Telnet Login Attempts Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0628: The Telnet service for Polycom ViewStation before 7.2.4 does not restrict the number of failed login attempts, which makes it easier for remote attackers to guess usernames and passwords via a brute force attack.
- OSVDB ID: 11889: Polycom ViewStation Unlimited Telnet Attempts
- Polycom Viewstation 128 6.5.1
- Polycom Viewstation 128 7.2
- Polycom Viewstation 512 6.5.1
- Polycom Viewstation 512 7.2
- Polycom Viewstation DCP 6.5.1
- Polycom Viewstation DCP 7.2
- Polycom Viewstation FX VS 4000 4.1.5
- Polycom Viewstation H.323 6.5.1
- Polycom Viewstation H.323 7.2
- Polycom Viewstation MP 6.5.1
- Polycom Viewstation MP 7.2
- Polycom Viewstation SP 384 6.5.1
- Polycom Viewstation SP 384 7.2
- Polycom Viewstation V.35 6.5.1
- Polycom Viewstation V.35 7.2
Sep 04, 2002
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