Unpassworded 'help' Account

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote system can be accessed with a default account.

Description :

The account 'help' on the remote host does not have a password set.
An attacker may use it to gain further privileges on this system.

Solution :

Set a password for this account or disable it.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Default Unix Accounts

Nessus Plugin ID: 17575 (account_help.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 247

CVE ID: