Default Password (raspberry) for 'pi' Account

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 64260


The remote system can be accessed with a default password.


The account 'pi' on the remote host has the password 'raspberry'.

An attacker may leverage this issue to gain full access to the affected system.

Note that a version of Linux optimized for Raspberry Pi ARM computers is known to use these credentials by default.


Set a strong password for this account, or use ACLs to restrict access to the host.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 64260

File Name: account_pi_raspberry.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Published: 2013/01/28

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 10267, 10281, 55900

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

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