39 : Cisco 675 Router Default Unpassworded Account
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
1999-07-31

Description

By default, the Cisco 675 router installs with no password. This allows attackers to trivially access the system via telnet.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Authentication Management
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Workaround
Exploit: Exploit Public

Solution

To set passwords that will secure your router:

1. Establish a telnet connection to your router. Refer to your router documentation.
2. Type 'enable' to enter administration mode.
3. Type 'set password exec clear NEWPASSWORD exec' to set the exec mode password.
4. Type 'set password enable clear NEWPASSWORD enable' to set the superuser password.

Products

Cisco Systems, Inc.
675 DSL Router
All Versions

References

Tools & Filters

10045

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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