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The remote system can be accessed with a default user account.
The account 'public' on the remote host has the password 'public'.
An attacker may use this to gain further privileges on this system.
See also :
Set a password for this account or disable it.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Default Unix Accounts
Nessus Plugin ID: 17290 (account_public_public.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 183
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0383CVE-1999-0502
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