MikroTik RouterOS with Blank Password (HTTP)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 39420

Synopsis

The remote router has no password for its admin account.

Description

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.

Solution

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

See Also

https://mikrotik.com/documentation

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