Default Password (synnet) for 'debug' Account

critical Nessus Plugin ID 17289
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Synopsis

The remote system can be accessed with default admin credentials.

Description

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

Solution

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

See Also

https://seclists.org/bugtraq/1998/May/40

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 17289

File Name: account_debug_synnet.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: remote

Published: 3/8/2005

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: find_service1.nasl, account_check.nasl, ssh_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

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

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

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