MikroTik RouterOS with Blank Password (HTTP)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 39420


The 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: 39420

File Name: mikrotik_blank_password_www.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2009/06/17

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 10107

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:mikrotik:routeros

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0508