Default Password (0p3nm35h) for 'root' Account

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

An account on the remote host uses a known password.

Description :

The account 'root' on the remote host has the password '0p3nm35h'.

An attacker may leverage this issue to gain total control of the
affected system.

Note that some network devices are known to use these credentials by
default.

See also :

http://robin-mesh.wik.is/Howto/Router_Access/SSH_Access#Putty

Solution :

Set a strong password for this account or disable it.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Default Unix Accounts

Nessus Plugin ID: 48274 (account_root_0p3nm35h.nasl)

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