pfSense Default SSH Credentials

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106273
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An account on the remote host uses a known default password.


The remote device is a pfSense device that uses a set of known, default credentials. An attacker who is able to connect to the service can use these credentials to gain control of the device.


Log in to the remote host and change the default login credentials.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106273

File Name: pfsense_ssh_default_creds.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.1

Type: remote

Published: 1/24/2018

Updated: 1/24/2018

Dependencies: ssh_detect.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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


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

CPE: cpe:/a:pfsense:pfsense, cpe:/a:bsdperimeter:pfsense

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only