Default Password (rootme) for 'root' Account

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Synopsis :

An account on the remote host uses a known default password.

Description :

The account 'root' on the remote host has the password 'rootme'. An
attacker may leverage this issue to gain total control of the affected

Solution :

Change the password for this account or disable it.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Default Unix Accounts

Nessus Plugin ID: 34323 (account_root_rootme.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0502