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The remote system can be accessed with a default account.
The account 'nsroot' on the remote host has the password 'nsroot'.
An attacker may leverage this issue to gain administrative access to
the affected system.
Note that Citrix NetScaler appliances are known to use these
credentials to provide complete, administrative access to the Citrix
See also :
If the host is a Citrix NetScaler, reset the nsroot password.
Otherwise, set a strong password for this account or use ACLs to
restrict access to the host.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Default Unix Accounts
Nessus Plugin ID: 66393 ()
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0502
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