Re: Leak of SNMP write password via SNMP read community in NETGEAR- WG102 - Prosafe 802.11g Access Point

From: Steve Shockley <steve.shockley@shockley.net>
To: bugtraq@securityfocus.com
Cc:
Subject: Re: Leak of SNMP write password via SNMP read community in NETGEAR- WG102 - Prosafe 802.11g Access Point
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On 1/9/2009 11:52 AM, Simon Richter wrote:
> SNMP communities are a safety, not a security measure. I know of very few
> SNMP implementations that have protections against brute force or
> dictionary attacks.

srsly?  Passwords don't have much in the way of brute-force or 
dictionary attack protection, but I wouldn't put my password in my 
out-of-office message.





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