Default Password (abc123) for 'root' Account

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


Synopsis :

The remote system can be accessed with a default password.

Description :

The account 'root' on the remote host has the password 'abc123'.

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

Note that Junos Space is known to use these credentials by default.

See also :

http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=KB26220

Solution :

Set a strong password for this account.

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: 65820 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0502