Nortel Networks Router Manager Default Password

2002-01-01T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:427
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2002-01-01T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

By default, Nortel Networks Router installs with a default password. The manager account has no password which is publicly known and documented. This allows attackers to trivially access the program or system.

Solution Description

Immediately after installation, change all default install passwords to a unique and secure password. When possible, change default accounts to custom names as well.

Short Description

By default, Nortel Networks Router installs with a default password. The manager account has no password which is publicly known and documented. This allows attackers to trivially access the program or system.

References:

Nessus Plugin ID:10989 Generic Informational URL: http://www.cirt.net/cgi-bin/passwd.pl?method=showven&ven=Bay%20Networks