Default Password 'padmin' for 'padmin' Account

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 100257


The remote host can be accessed with a default administrator account.


The account 'padmin' on the remote host has the default password 'padmin'. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to gain administrative access to the affected system.


Change the password for the 'padmin' account or disable it.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100257

File Name: account_padmin_padmin.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.2

Type: remote

Published: 2017/05/17

Modified: 2017/11/20

Dependencies: 55900, 10267, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only