Default Password (cliuser) for 'cliuser' Account

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 69920

Synopsis

The remote system can be accessed with a default account.

Description

The account 'cliuser' on the remote host has the password 'cliuser'.

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

Note that Cisco Unified Computing System Platform Emulator is known to use these credentials to provide administrative access to the CLI.

Solution

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69920

File Name: account_cliuser_cliuser.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.4

Type: remote

Published: 2013/09/17

Updated: 2017/11/20

Dependencies: 55900, 10267, 10281

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0502