Default Password (synnet) for 'debug' Account

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 17289


The remote system can be accessed with default admin credentials.


The account 'debug' on the remote host uses the password 'synnet'. An attacker may use it to gain further privileges on this system.


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 17289

File Name: account_debug_synnet.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: remote

Published: 2005/03/08

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 10267, 55900, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:ND

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

BID: 88