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Obtaining NIS domainname from Gatorbox
From: weave () hopi dtcc edu (Ken Weaverling)
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 1995 09:12:27 -0400 (EDT)
This may be an obscure hole, but it got us and still bothers me.
Gatorboxes are shipped without a user password set. Once connected to your
net, it is easy to telnet to one of these things and log in with ANY id
iff there is no user password set.
The user account can't change anything, but can look at really
interesting things. For example, if you have the GatorShare software
running using NIS authentication, it will freely tell you what the
NIS domainname is.
Ken Weaverling |*| Computer Services, Delaware Tech College
weave () dtcc edu |*| (My opinions are mine alone, I don't speak for the college)
(Finger weave () hopi dtcc edu for PGP key, weave () ssnet com for fingerprint)
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