Default Password (alien) for 'root' Account
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 46240
SynopsisThe remote system can be accessed with a default administrator account.
DescriptionThe account 'root' on the remote host has the password 'alien'.
An attacker may leverage this issue to gain access, likely as an administrator, to the affected system.
Note that DD-WRT, an open source Linux-based firmware popular on small routers and embedded systems, is known to use these credentials by default.
SolutionChange the password for this account or disable it.