Default Password (D13hh[) for 'root' Account

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host has an account with a default password set.

Description :

The account 'root' has the password 'D13hh['. An attacker may use it to
gain further privileges on this system. The presence of this account
suggests the system may have the D13HH rootkit (typically found
on Solaris systems).

Solution :

Set a password for this account or disable it.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Default Unix Accounts

Nessus Plugin ID: 11262 (account_root_rootkit1bis.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0502