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Rule:  

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Sid:
2230

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Summary:
This event is generated when an attempt is made to access the web 
administration interface for a Netgear router using the default username
and password.

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Impact:
Administrative access to the router

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Detailed Information:
Netgear routers have a default username and password of "admin" and 
"password", if this is not changed by the administrator it is possible 
for an attacker to gain administrative access to the router.

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Affected Systems:
	Netgear routers

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Attack Scenarios:
An attacker merely needs to login to the interface using the default 
username and password via a web browser.

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Ease of Attack:
Simple. NO exploit software required.

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False Positives:
None known.

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False Negatives:
None known.

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Corrective Action:
Change the username and password.

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Contributors:
Sourcefire Research Team
Brian Caswell <bmc@sourcefire.com>
Nigel Houghton <nigel.houghton@sourcefire.com>

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Additional References:

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