Default Password 'padmin' for 'padmin' Account

critical Nessus Plugin ID 100257

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100257

File Name: account_padmin_padmin.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Published: 5/17/2017

Updated: 4/11/2022

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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