Administrators need to manually fix a vulnerability in NetScreen Security Manager until the company issues a service pack. Unless fixed, communication between Security Manager and devices running ScreenOS 5.0 is in clear text, exposing potentially valuable information to an attacker.
NetScreen has issued an advisory about its
NetScreen plans to fix the problem in NetScreen Security Manager 2004 Feature Pack 1. Until then, administrators can edit a configuration file to specify encryption, or run a script.