Hydra: MySQL

High Nessus Plugin ID 18661


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


This plugin runs Hydra to find MySQL accounts and 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.


Change the passwords for the affected accounts.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18661

File Name: hydra_mysql.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Published: 2005/07/10

Updated: 2012/07/27

Dependencies: 10719, 10481, 14772, 15868, 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