ZyXEL Router Default Telnet Password Present

This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2014 Giovanni Fiaschi


Synopsis :

The remote host is a router with its default password set.

Description :

The remote host is a ZyXEL router with a default password. An attacker could
telnet to it and reconfigure it to lock the owner out and prevent him from
using his Internet connection, or create a dial-in user to connect directly
to the LAN attached to it.

Solution :

Telnet to this router and set a password immediately.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 10714 ()

Bugtraq ID: 3161

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0571