Default Passwords for World Wide Packets/Lightning Edge Equipment

Nathan Eisenberg nathan at atlasnetworks.us
Wed Jan 13 12:13:30 CST 2010


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt Simmons [mailto:standalone.sysadmin at gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 9:55 AM
> To: Barry Shein
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org; Bill Stewart
> Subject: Re: Default Passwords for World Wide Packets/Lightning Edge
> Equipment
> 
> That would be excellent for both the administrator, and anyone walking
> down the row with a wand in their pocket.

I'm not sure there's an attack vector utilizing inventory ID numbers.  Even if there is, they can just as easily scan a barcode or read a label from that distance, so I'm not sure there's a huge difference.

Best Regards,
Nathan Eisenberg


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