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Re: Warning: Cisco RW community backdoor.

  • From: John Fraizer
  • Date: Mon Feb 26 23:58:26 2001

On Mon, 26 Feb 2001, David Schwartz wrote:

> > While I agree that "public" and "private" are "wellknowns," in most
> > implementations, they at least show up in the code.  Cisco chose to hide
> > this one where it would not show up in the code.  That IMHO is a very bad
> > thing and does bad things to my confidence level in Cisco.
>     Do a "show snmp group" from an enabled console prompt. It does show.
>     DS

"sho run" does not show it however.  It shows unconfigured interfaces.  It
doesn't show Cisco backdoors though.  Backdoor BAD.  Cisco BAD.  Beer

John Fraizer
EnterZone, Inc