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Re: (ASCEND) ** >= Ascend 5.0A SECURITY ALERT **
From: mholdrege () ASCEND COM (Matt Holdrege)
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 15:36:55 -0800

At 03:18 PM 2/26/97 -0800, Kit Knox wrote:
There exists a new feature in the 5.0A series of releases for the MAX which
allow a user to reboot your Ascend MAX at will.  This is done via an
undocumented login entry point that has been introduced without notice to
the public by Ascend.

FYI, port 150 is not undocumented. It is described in the 5.0a release
notes on page 59 of the Max/T1 manual and page 62 of the Max/E1 manual.

It was also introduced months ago in an incremental release. I'm sure our
support engineers are working on the bug you reported and will soon have a

Matt Holdrege  -  http://www.ascend.com  -  mholdrege () ascend com

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