Default Password (user) for 'user' Account

High Nessus Plugin ID 62203


The remote system can be accessed using default credentials.


The account 'user' on the remote host has the password 'user'. An attacker may use it to gain further privileges on this system.


Change the password for this account or disable it.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62203

File Name: account_user_user.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.5

Type: remote

Published: 2012/09/19

Updated: 2017/11/20

Dependencies: 10267, 55900, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0502