Silex USB Device Server Web Configuration Page Empty Password

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote web service is protected using an empty password.

Description :

The Web Configuration Page of the remote Silex USB Device Server uses
an empty password to manage the device. Knowing this, an attacker
with access to the web server can gain administrative access to the

Note that the device's Web Configuration Page uses host-based
authentication. If a login has already been established from the same
host as the scanner, this plugin will not be able to test for the

Note also that the service supports only one session at a time. Any
login attempts from a different host while a session is active will
fail, even when the credentials are valid, which will result in false

Solution :

Assign a strong password.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 10.0

Family: CGI abuses

Nessus Plugin ID: 72885 ()

Bugtraq ID:


Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now