MySQL Unpassworded Account Check

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Synopsis :

The remote database server can be accessed without a password.

Description :

It is possible to connect to the remote MySQL database server using an
unpassworded account. This may allow an attacker to launch further
attacks against the database.

See also :

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/default-privileges.html

Solution :

Disable or set a password for the affected account.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 10481 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11704

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1809
CVE-2004-1532