Default Password (admin) for 'admin' Account

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 34081

Synopsis

The remote system can be accessed with a default administrator account.

Description

The account 'admin' on the remote host has the password 'admin'. An attacker may leverage this issue to gain access to the affected system and launch further attacks against it.

Solution

Change the password for this account or disable it.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34081

File Name: account_admin_admin.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: remote

Published: 2008/09/04

Updated: 2018/07/25

Dependencies: 10267, 55900, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:TF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:T/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/02/18

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0502