Default Password '5SaP9I26' for 'remotessh' Account

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 102915

Synopsis

An administrative account on the remote host uses a known default password.

Description

The account 'remotessh' on the remote host has the default password '5SaP9I26'.
A remote attacker can exploit this issue to gain administrative access to the affected system.

Solution

Change the password for this account or disable it.

See Also

https://www.nomotion.net/blog/sharknatto/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 102915

File Name: account_remotessh_5SaP9I26.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Published: 2017/09/01

Modified: 2017/12/19

Dependencies: 55900, 10267, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

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

CVSSv3

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14115

BID: 100585

OSVDB: 164599