Default Password (facepunch) for 'chronos' Account

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


Synopsis :

The remote system can be accessed with a default account.

Description :

The account 'chronos' on the remote host has the password
'facepunch'.

An attacker may leverage this issue to gain access to the affected
system.

Note that some builds of Chromium OS are known to use these
credentials and allow one to gain root access with 'sudo'.

Solution :

Set a strong password for this account or use ACLs to restrict access
to the host.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Default Unix Accounts

Nessus Plugin ID: 65790 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0502