Default Password 'admin123' for 'admin' Account

critical Nessus Plugin ID 111138

Synopsis

The remote system can be accessed with a default administrator account.

Description

The account 'admin' on the remote host has the default password 'admin123'. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to gain administrative access to the affected system.

Solution

Change the password for this account or disable it.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 111138

File Name: account_admin_admin123.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Published: 7/17/2018

Updated: 4/11/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Default admin credential warns high cvss score.

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

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only