SNMP Apathy - How Much Time Do We Have?

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Following on the heels of applying the patch Fred Rica style (see www.infosecnews.com/opinion/2002/04/17_04.htm), the SNMP vulnerability has loomed into view as the next procrastinating administrator’s nightmare.

With an overwhelming influx of devices wanting to connect to the Internet, SNMP 1.0 was developed to standardize their management. Envisioned as a type of protocol to allow for a central management station, all devices would have a small agent on them that would listen for the requests from the ...

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