Default Password (db2inst) for 'db2inst1' Account

High Nessus Plugin ID 11862


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: High

ID: 11862

File Name: account_db2inst1_db2inst1.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: remote

Published: 2003/10/01

Updated: 2018/08/09

Dependencies: 55900, 10267, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 2000/12/05

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

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