Default Password (centreon) for 'root' Account

critical Nessus Plugin ID 80222

Synopsis

The remote system can be accessed with a default administrator account.

Description

The account 'root' on the remote host has the default password 'centreon'. An attacker can leverage this issue to gain administrative access to the affected system.

Note that Centreon Enterprise Server is known to use these credentials to provide complete, administrative access to the virtual appliance.

Solution

Set a strong password for this account or use ACLs to restrict access to the host.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 80222

File Name: account_root_centreon.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Published: 12/23/2014

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:merethis:centreon_enterprise_server

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