Re: Fw: APC 9606 SmartSlot Web/SNMP management card "backdoor" - MORE PROBLEMS
From: Tom (tom_at_ispstuff.com)
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 08:10:45 -0600 To: email@example.com
Vulnerability tested and Fixed in :
MasterSwitch AP9211 with AP9606 AOS v3.0.9a and MasterSwitch APP v2.2.5a
Patch from APC web site. Here's the web link.
At 04:56 PM 2/17/2004, you wrote:
>On Tuesday 17 Feb 2004 6:23 pm, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > We have many products from APC and we've tested that vulnerability in some
> > of them and ..... following are the results.
>[ snip ]
>According to a Matias Kvaternik at APC (US) today, the bug was discovered
>after the AP9606 was discontinued (we bought some less than one year ago),
>and the engineering team has "no fix in the pipeline". He advises us to
>switch off telnet access.
>I would imagine most APC products are installed to last for a good three to
>six years - upgrading power hardware is probably about as practical as
>upgrading a load of networking equipment. I'm surprised, indeed disappointed,
>that APC doesn't appear to provide critical security fixes for these
>discontinued products; although I do only speak from very limited experience