Cisco ubr925 Router SNMP Service improper authentication

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Cisco ubr925 Router (Router Operating System) (version unknown). This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component SNMP Service. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a improper authentication vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-287. When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, and integrity. CVE summarizes:

Cisco ubr900 series routers that conform to the Data-over-Cable Service Interface Specifications (DOCSIS) standard must ship without SNMP access restrictions, which can allow remote attackers to read and write information to the MIB using arbitrary community strings.

The weakness was shared 12/30/2001 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2001-1210. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 10264 (SNMP Agent Default Community Names), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SNMP and running in the context r. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 78031 (Writeable SNMP Information).

Proper firewalling of is able to address this issue.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (7806), Tenable (10264), SecurityFocus (BID 3758†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-4176†).






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Class: Improper authentication
CWE: CWE-287

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Nessus ID: 10264
Nessus Name: SNMP Agent Default Community Names
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OpenVAS ID: 802243
OpenVAS Name: Report default community names of the SNMP Agent
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Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2001-1210 (🔍)
X-Force: 7806 - Cisco uBR900 Series Cable Access routers based on DOCSIS 1.1 standards have insecure community strings
SecurityFocus: 3758 - Cisco Cable Access Router MIB Community Default Passwords Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 4176 - Cisco ubr900 Series Routers with DOCSIS Standard Default SNMP Access, Medium


Created: 07/11/2014 12:15 PM
Updated: 06/27/2021 08:47 AM
Changes: 07/11/2014 12:15 PM (41), 05/21/2019 08:58 AM (34), 06/27/2021 08:47 AM (3)
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