44248 : 3Com LanPlex 2500 / Corebuilder Routers Default Backdoor (Undocumented) Account
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
1998-05-06

Description

By default, multiple 3Com switches install with a default password. The 'debug' account has a password of 'synnet' which is publicly known and documented. This allows attackers to trivially access the program or system.

Classification

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

Solution

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

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