Shiva LanRover Blank Password

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 10998


The remote network device does not use an administrative password.


The Shiva LanRover has no password set for the root user account. An attacker is able to telnet to this system and gain access to any phone lines attached to this device.

Additionally, the LanRover can be used as a relay point for further attacks via the telnet and rlogin functionality available from the administration shell.


Telnet to this device and change the password for the root account via the passwd command. Please ensure any other accounts have strong passwords set.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 10998

File Name: DDI_LanRover_Blank_Password.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2002/06/05

Modified: 2016/02/04

Dependencies: 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SNMP Community Scanner)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0508

OSVDB: 820