Default Password 'cat1029' for 'Wproot' Account

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 104973


The remote host has an account with a default password.


The account 'Wproot' on the remote host has the default password 'cat1029'. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to gain administrative access to the affected system.

Note that this username / password combination was found in the leaked source from the Mirai botnet.


Change the password for this account or disable it.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 104973

File Name: account_Wproot_cat1029.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Published: 2017/12/01

Modified: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 55900, 10267, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:TF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:T/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/20