pfSense Default SSH Credentials

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106273
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

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

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

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only