Default Password (swift) for 'swift' Account

High Nessus Plugin ID 12116


The remote host has an account with a default password.


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


Set a password for this account or disable it.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 12116

File Name: account_swift_swift.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.21

Type: remote

Published: 2004/03/24

Updated: 2017/11/20

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

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0502