Default Password (default) for 'root' Account
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 76941
SynopsisThe remote system can be accessed with a default account.
DescriptionThe account 'root' on the remote host has the password 'default'.
An attacker may leverage this issue to gain administrative access to the affected system.
Note that F5 Networks is known to use these credentials to provide complete administrative access to its appliances.
SolutionSet a strong password for this account or use ACLs to restrict access to the host.