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AT&T Microcell FAIL

CharlyFoxtrot (1607527) writes | more than 2 years ago

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CharlyFoxtrot (1607527) writes "The geeks over on the fail0verflow blog took apart an AT&T Microcell device which is "essentially a small cell-tower in a box, which shuttles your calls and data back to the AT&T mothership over your home broadband connection." They soon uncovered some real security issues including a backdoor : "We believe that this backdoor is NOT meant to be globally accessible. It is probably only intended to be used over the IPSEC tunnel which the picoChip SoC creates. [...] Unfortunately, they set up the wizard to bind on 0.0.0.0, so the backdoor is accessible over the WAN interface.""
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No Surprises here... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#39567765)

Most of the companies making the telecom equipment used in wireless today seem to be stuck in the 80's. They don't seem to understand that management interfaces should be different from access interfaces.....

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