Student evades Cisco NAC and gets suspended

Friday, 27 April 2007, 12:02 PM EST

A default setting in Cisco NAC gear allowed a University of Portland student to dodge a security scan by Cisco’s NAC software agent and get on the school network.

The exploit was the work of a sophomore who was suspended for doing it, and further use of the weakness has been blocked by changing a setting on the Cisco Clean Access box involved, according to Cisco.

At NetworkWorld.

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