NSClient Default Password

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote monitoring agent is configured with a default password.

Description :

The remote host is running an instance of NSClient, an addon for Nagios
used to monitor Windows hosts, configured using a default password.
Anyone can connect to it and retrieve sensitive information, such as
process and service states, memory usage, etc.

Solution :

Configure the remote instance of NSClient to use a different password.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:ND/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 40330 ()

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