Default Password (default) for 'root' Account

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote system can be accessed with a default account.

Description :

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

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

Note that F5 Networks is known to use these credentials to provide
complete administrative access to its appliances.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ec6a297f

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:ND/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Default Unix Accounts

Nessus Plugin ID: 76941 ()

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