Default Password (db2inst) for 'db2inst1' Account

critical Nessus Plugin ID 11862


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


The account 'db2inst1' has the password 'db2inst1'. An attacker may use this to gain further privileges on this system.


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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 11862

File Name: account_db2inst1_db2inst1.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: remote

Published: 10/1/2003

Updated: 8/9/2018

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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


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

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/5/2000

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

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