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Re: [PEN-TEST] Modem detection without dialing
From: "Brooke, O'neil (EXP)" <o'neil.brooke () LMCO COM>
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 09:50:44 -0500

If you have the ability to push executables onto the computers, (i.e. login script) then it would not be too difficult 
to send an AT command to all possible com ports. If you get a response back then you probably have a modem, double 
check with ATI and you should get some information on the particular modem.

-----Original Message-----
From: Blair, Glenn [SMTP:glenn.blair () SCOTIABANK COM]
Sent: Monday, November 20, 2000 2:16 PM
To:   PEN-TEST () SECURITYFOCUS COM
Subject:      [PEN-TEST] Modem detection without dialing

I am wondered if there is a product which can detect the existence of a modem,
without
the need for the modem to be connected ?.  Specifically, in a LAN environment,
can an
administrator/pen tester identify a modem through the network, rather than
through the telephone
network.

Any thoughts would be appreciated.



Glenn Blair

Sr. Security Specialist
888 Birchmount Rd 6th Floor
tel. (416) 285-2498
fax (416) 288-5055
glenn.blair () scotiabank com


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