Brocade Security Advisory

Brocade Security Advisory ID:

BSA-2017-240

 

Risk Impact:

Medium

Initial Publication Date:

April 28, 2017

 

Workaround:

N/A

Last Updated:

 

 

Component:

SNMP

Revision:

1.0: Interim

 

CVSS Score:

5.0

 

Affected CVE(s):

CVE-1999-0472

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summary

The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a commonly used network service. Its primary function is to provide network administrators with information about all kinds of network connected devices. SNMP can be used to get and change system settings on a wide variety of devices, from network servers, to routers and printers. The drawback to this service is the authentication is an unencrypted "community string". In addition many SNMP servers provide very simple default community strings. The community string "public" is a default on a number of SNMP servers.

Affected Products

Brocade is investigating its product lines to determine which products may be affected by this vulnerability and the impact on each affected product.

Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

Brocade Fabric OS, Brocade FastIron OS, Brocade NetIron OS, Brocade Network Advisor, Brocade Network OS, Brocade ServerIron ADX, Brocade SLX-OS, and Brocade Virtual ADX are confirmed not affected by this vulnerability.

Workaround

There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

Revision History

Version

Change

Date

1.0

Initial Publication

April 28, 2017

 

 

 

Disclaimer

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