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Default community names of the SNMP Agent Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Default community names of the SNMP Agent

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The community name of the remote SNMP server can be guessed.

Description :

It is possible to obtain the default community names of the remote
SNMP server.

A possible hacker may use this information to gain more knowledge about
the remote host, or to change the configuration of the remote
system (if the default community allow such modifications).

Solution :

Disable the SNMP service on the remote host if you do not use it,
filter incoming UDP packets going to this port, or change the
default community string.

Threat Level:


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