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Old 07-31-2013, 03:40 AM   #1
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LXer: HP admits to backdoors in storage products


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Hewlett-Packard has agreed that there is an undocumented administrative account in its StoreVirtual products, and is promising a patch by 17 July. The issue, which seems to have existed since 2009, was brought to the attention of The Register by Technion, the blogger who earlier published an undocumented backdoor in the company's StoreOnce products.

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This will certainly tarnish HP's image. However, note that similar backdoors are also present in many routers for exactly the same reasons ... or at least theoretical reasons ... support.
 
  


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