Security Scanner Reports Issue with Solaris SNMP Agent Configuration File Snmpd.conf

(Doc ID 2351439.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 22, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Security scanner may report a concern or vulnerability for a Solaris host's SNMP Agent configuration file

Security scanner may report something to the effect "A SNMP community name is set to the default value (e.g. public or private)"

Solaris SNMP Agent configuration files /etc/sma/snmp/snmpd.conf (Solaris 10) or /etc/net-snmp/snmp/snmpd.conf (Solaris 11) will contain the line:

rocommunity public

 

Changes

 

Cause

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