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RE: RE: Pentesting a Web Applicaton
From: "Alex Balayan" <abalayan () b-sec com>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 14:51:18 +1000

Hi All,

I started to follow this thread because I thought it was actually about pen testing a "web application" not a embedded 
device...

I have found on some router devices that you can download the config files if you force browse to the full path of the 
config file. But I'm starting to see less of this because vendors are starting to secure the devices.

Eg. http://path/to/config

My 2 cents worth....


Regards,


Alex Balayan - CE|H EnCE CEPT CCNA
Senior Security Consultant
Application Specialist 
Disclaimer:  www.b-sec.com.au/disclaimer.txt



-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com] On Behalf Of sherwyn.williams () gmail 
com
Sent: Saturday, 2 June 2007 6:43 AM
To: Jamie Riden; listbounce () securityfocus com; Stong, Ian C CTR DISA GIG-CS
Cc: pen-test () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: RE: Pentesting a Web Applicaton

Agreed trying to get the password from the config is a good way to go.
Maybe check on the vendor website or forun related to the product.
Sherwyn Williams
Technical Support
The Williams Solutions  

-----Original Message-----
From: "Jamie Riden" <jamie.riden () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2007 20:38:57 
To:"Stong, Ian C CTR DISA GIG-CS" <Ian.Stong.ctr () disa mil>
Cc:pen-test () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: RE: Pentesting a Web Applicaton

In that case the easiest attack might be against the config file. (Eek
- my Netgear router stores the password in clear in its backup file!)

cheers,
 Jamie

On 01/06/07, Stong, Ian C CTR DISA GIG-CS <Ian.Stong.ctr () disa mil> wrote:
Just for clarification - I have backups of the configs and could reset
the device and reload the config but as soon as you do that it also
restores the password. In addition you can't change the password without
knowing the old password.

-- 
Jamie Riden, CISSP / jamesr () europe com / jamie () honeynet org uk
UK Honeynet Project: http://www.ukhoneynet.org/

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