Linksys Router Default Password (admin)

high Nessus Plugin ID 11522
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Synopsis

It is possible to log on the remote device with a default password.

Description

The remote Linksys device has its default password ('admin') set.
An attacker may connect to it and reconfigure it using this account.

Solution

Connect to this port with a web browser, and click on the 'Password' section to set a strong password.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11522

File Name: linksys_ap_default_password.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: remote

Family: CISCO

Published: 4/6/2003

Updated: 8/7/2018

Dependencies: http_version.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/12/2002