Default Password (abc123) for 'admin' Account

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 80190


The remote system can be accessed with a default password.


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.


Set a strong password for this account.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 80190

File Name: account_admin_abc123.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.6

Type: remote

Published: 2014/12/22

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

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