Linksys Router Default Password (admin)

high Nessus Plugin ID 11522


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


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


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

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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