Microsoft SQL Server Default Credentials (PCI wordlist)

High Nessus Plugin ID 108593


Credentials for the remote database server can be discovered.


The SQL Server has a common password for one or more accounts. These accounts may be used to gain access to the records in the database or even allow remote command execution.


Choose a strong password for affected accounts.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108593

File Name: mssql_brute_force_pci.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 2018/03/26

Updated: 2019/04/04

Dependencies: 10144, 17161

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Default credentials

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:microsoft:sql_server

Required KB Items: Settings/PCI_DSS

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only, Settings/PCI_DSS_local_checks