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Re: Warning: Cisco RW community backdoor.
- From: SMcGrath
- Date: Tue Feb 27 16:12:29 2001
Cisco account manager sent us a notification of the bug.
Adrian Chadd <email@example.com>@merit.edu on 02/27/2001 08:11:31 AM
Sent by: firstname.lastname@example.org
To: Jim Duncan <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Warning: Cisco RW community backdoor.
On Tue, Feb 27, 2001, Jim Duncan wrote:
> As a side note, this is a problem with the standards. In particular,
> how the standards _require_ a function to be implemented.
Now, if only all other standards were implemented so faithfully
by all the vendors ..
(sorry, couldn't resist.)
And yes, we received a call at work from our cisco rep outlining the
bug a few days ago. That was really nice of them. Well done guys.
Adrian Chadd "The fact you can download a 100 megabyte file
<firstname.lastname@example.org> from half way around the world should be viewed
as an accident and not a right."
-- Adrian Chadd and Bill Fumerola