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An administrative account on the remote host uses a weak password.
The account 'root' on the remote host has the password 'alpine'.
An attacker may leverage this issue to gain full access to the
Note that iPhones are known to use these credentials by default and
allow access via SSH when jailbroken.
See also :
Set a strong 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: 42367 (account_root_alpine.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0502
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