SSH Multiple Device Default Credentials

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 106462

Synopsis

The remote system can be accessed with a default set of credentials.

Description

The remote device is a device that uses a set of publicly known, default credentials. Knowing these, an attacker able to connect to the service can gain control of the device.

Solution

Log into the remote host and change the default login credentials.

See Also

https://www.urtech.ca/2011/12/default-passwords/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106462

File Name: ssh_default_credentials_list.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2018/01/30

Modified: 2018/01/30

Dependencies: 55900, 10267

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