3Com Switch Default Admin Credentials

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 73189


The remote system can be accessed with a default set of credentials.


The remote device is a 3Com Switch that uses a set of known, default credentials. Knowing these, an attacker able to connect to the service can gain control of the device.


Log into the remote host and change the default login credentials.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 73189

File Name: 3com_switch_default_creds.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2014/03/25

Modified: 2017/05/30

Dependencies: 55900, 10281

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 10

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:ND/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:hp:3com_switch

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only