Default Password (ibmdb2) for 'db2inst1' Account

critical Nessus Plugin ID 11859

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Synopsis

The remote host has an account with a default password set.

Description

The account 'db2inst1' has the password 'ibmdb2'. 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: 11859

File Name: account_db2inst1_ibmdb2.nasl

Version: 1.33

Type: remote

Published: 10/1/2003

Updated: 7/25/2018

Dependencies: find_service1.nasl, account_check.nasl, ssh_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

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

Risk Factor: Critical

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 Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/5/2000

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0502, CVE-2001-0051

BID: 2068