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Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 23:41:33 +0100
From: Nicolai van der Smagt <>
Subject: Re: SNMP community string disclosure in Linksys WAP55AG

Hugo wrote:

> On Wed, 17 Feb 2004, NN Poster wrote:
> > Linksys WAP55AG does not properly secure SNMP community strings. In particular, it is possible to obtain all community strings, including read/write, by querying OID
> >
> > = STRING: "public"
> > = STRING: "private"
> >
> > Verified on WAP55AG, firmware 1.07
> But ... Can you obtain this information without a valid community string?

Obviously not. However this is still a problem because with access to
only the read community string you are able to obtain the read/write
community string, so you get more than what's coming to you.

> Hugo.

Nicolai van der Smagt	~	  BBned NV.
Security Officer	~	BBeyond BV.

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