Default Password (abc123) for 'admin' Account

critical Nessus Plugin ID 80190

Synopsis

The remote system can be accessed with a default password.

Description

The account 'admin' on the remote host has the default password 'abc123'. An attacker can leverage this issue to gain full access to the affected system.

Note that Junos Space is known to use these credentials by default.

Solution

Set a strong password for this account.

See Also

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=KB26220

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 80190

File Name: account_admin_abc123.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Published: 12/22/2014

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-1999-0502

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:juniper:junos_space

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