Default Password '5SaP9I26' for 'remotessh' Account

high 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: High

ID: 102915

File Name: account_remotessh_5SaP9I26.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: remote

Published: 9/1/2017

Updated: 4/11/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-14115

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14115

BID: 100585