Hydra: Cisco enable

high Nessus Plugin ID 15870

Synopsis

It may be possible to determine Cisco passwords through brute force.

Description

This plugin runs Hydra to find Cisco 'enable' passwords by brute force.

To use this plugin, enter the 'Logins file' and the 'Passwords file' under the 'Hydra (NASL wrappers options)' advanced settings block.

Solution

Change the passwords for the affected accounts.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 15870

File Name: hydra_cisco_enable.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: remote

Published: 12/1/2004

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-12195

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Secret/hydra/passwords_file, /tmp/hydra/force_run