Unpassworded 'OutOfBox' Account

High Nessus Plugin ID 11244

Synopsis

The remote host has an account with no password set.

Description

The account 'OutOfBox' has no password set. An attacker may use the account to gain further privileges on this system.

Solution

Set a password for this account or disable it.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11244

File Name: account_OutOfBox.nasl

Version: 1.35

Type: remote

Published: 2003/02/20

Updated: 2018/07/25

Dependencies: 10267, 11936, 55900, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:TF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:T/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/01/01

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0502