Default Password (glftpd) for 'glftpd' Account

critical Nessus Plugin ID 11258

Synopsis

The remote host has an account with a default password.

Description

The account 'glftpd' has the password 'glftpd'. An attacker may use this to gain further privileges on this system.

Solution

Set a strong password for this account or disable it if possible.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 11258

File Name: account_glftpd.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: remote

Published: 2/20/2003

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0502