Default Password (forgot) for 'user' Account

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote system/switch can be accessed using default credentials
with root level privileges.

Description :

The account 'user' on the remote host has the password 'forgot'. An
attacker may use it to gain further privileges on this system.

See also :

http://seclists.org/bugtraq/1998/Jul/183

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Default Unix Accounts

Nessus Plugin ID: 17294 (account_user_forgot.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 212

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0502
CVE-1999-1420

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