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Re: Livingston bugs...
From: bret () real com (Bret McDanel)
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 1995 21:12:21 GMT


Another solution is to change the telnet port for the PM.  Its not a
permanent solution, but it would stop those would-be crackers that just try
to telnet to the PM, not knowing the correct port number.

That is not a solution..
Portscanning is way to easy, and popular..  everyone has a scanner, everyone
uses a scanner..  Changing the port would just make it so that they would
scan for what is there..  Only delay it by a second or two..

The real solution is to remove all such backdoors..  I dont recall about EVER
reading about this in the documentation on the router..  If this is in there,
what else is there?  Is there a back door that would give someone root on the
router?



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