MikroTik RouterOS with Blank Password (telnet check)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 30213


A remote router has no password for its admin account.


The remote host is running MikroTik RouterOS without a password for its 'admin' account. Anyone can connect to it and gain administrative access to it.


Log in to the device and configure a password using the '/password' command.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 30213

File Name: mikrotik_blank_password.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2008/02/11

Modified: 2015/09/24

Dependencies: 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:mikrotik:routeros

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SNMP Community Scanner)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0508