Default FTP Credentials (ntpupdate / ntpupdate)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73188

Synopsis

The remote FTP server can be accessed with default credentials.

Description

It is possible to log into the remote FTP server by providing default credentials. A remote attacker could exploit this to gain access to the remote server.

These credentials are known to apply to Schneider Electric Modicon M340 for Ethernet devices; however, they may apply to other FTP services as well.

Solution

Change the default password or block access to the port.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9689752d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73188

File Name: ntpupdate_default_ftp_creds.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 2014/03/25

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 10092, 10990

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:TF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:T/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:schneider-electric:modicon:m340

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only