Palo Alto Default Credentials

critical Nessus Plugin ID 135255
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The web interface for configuration migration software was detected using default credentials on the remote host.


The Palo Alto Expedition account is using a default password. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this gain privileged or administrator access to the system.


Change the default administrative login credentials.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 135255

File Name: palo_alto_expedition_webui_default_creds.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: remote

Published: 4/7/2020

Updated: 4/7/2020

Dependencies: palo_alto_expedition_web_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Score from a more in depth analysis done by tenable


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: 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

CPE: cpe:/a:paloaltonetworks:expedition_migration_tool

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Palo Alto Expedition

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only