XAMPP Default FTP Account

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FTP server has an account that is protected with default
credentials.

Description :

The remote FTP server has an account with a known username / password
combination that might have been configured when installing XAMPP. An
attacker may be able to use this to gain authenticated access to the
system, which could allow for other attacks against the affected
application and host.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-04/0236.html

Solution :

Modify the FTP password of the remote host.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:W/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 18037 ()

Bugtraq ID: 13131

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1078