MPEi/X Default FTP Accounts

critical Nessus Plugin ID 11000
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The remote FTP server has one or more account with a blank password.


The remote FTP server has one or more accounts with a blank password.


Apply complex passwords to all accounts.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 11000

File Name: DDI_MPEiX_FTP_Accounts.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 6/5/2002

Updated: 7/25/2018

Dependencies: find_service1.nasl, ftpserver_detect_type_nd_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:TF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/1/2001

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0502