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Cisco routers backdoor



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Date: Wed, 25 Aug 1993 12:56:54 -0700 (PDT)
From: Al Whaley <[email protected]>
Subject: Cisco routers

Rumors abound that Cisco routers have a back door; that is when a TCP port is
disabled, it can still be accessed from Cisco's IP number.

I have personally verified this with the sendmail port.

Al Whaley        [email protected]       +1-415 322-5411(Tel), -6481 (Fax)
Sunnyside Computing, Inc., PO Box 60, Palo Alto, CA 94302

   [Private trapdoors for developers and maintenance folks are remarkably
   common, and in many other cases represent more serious risks than this 
   one.  WarGames was not pulling your leg.  PGN]




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