Argent Office allows network user to obtain community string

argent-office-community-string (6955) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Argent Office could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information. An attacker can send a SNMP packet with a password size equal to 0 to obtain the community string, and possibly obtain sensitive information.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Aug 07 2001 - 07:35:52 CDT: Multiple vulnerabilities in Avaya Argent Office.
  • BID-8974: Avaya Argent Office SNMP Authentication Mechanism Weaknesses
  • CVE-2001-1262: Avaya Argent Office 2.1 compares a user-provided SNMP community string with the correct string only up to the length of the user-provided string, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication with a 0 length community string.
  • OSVDB ID: 13453: Avaya Argent Office 0 Length SNMP Community String Authentication Bypass
  • US-CERT VU#293051: Avaya Argent Office uses weak SNMP authentication mechanism

Platforms Affected:

  • Avaya Argent Office

Reported:

Aug 07, 2001

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