Foundry Networks Edgelron switches uses insecure SNMP community string by default
|edgelron-default-snmp-string (8592)||Medium Risk|
The default Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) configuration in Foundry Networks Edgelron Fast Ethernet switches accepts any community string with read/write privileges. This could allow a remote attacker to supply any community string to gain read/write privileges to any SNMP object on the network.
Issue the following commands from Foundry Networks to use the access control list feature built into the switch:EdgeIron(config)#
EdgeIron(config)#snmp-server user <name> <community-string> <ip-address>
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Mar 20 2002 - 15:58:10 CST: Default SNMP configuration issue with Foundry Networks EdgeIron 4802F.
- BID-4330: Foundry Networks EdgeIron SNMP Community String Read-Write Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0478: The default configuration of Foundry Networks EdgeIron 4802F allows remote attackers to modify sensitive information via arbitrary SNMP community strings.
- Foundrynet Edgelron 4802F Switch
Mar 20, 2002
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