ClusterLabs Pacemaker PCS Daemon Default Password

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 83266


The remote host is running a service with known default credentials.


The remote ClusterLabs Pacemaker PCS daemon uses a known default set of credentials. This allows a remote attacker to run arbitrary commands on cluster members.

Note that some package deployment systems, such as Puppet, may be responsible for setting these default credentials.


Change the password on known default accounts.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 83266

File Name: pcsd_default_creds.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2015/05/07

Modified: 2015/09/24

Dependencies: 83267

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:clusterlabs:pacemaker

Required KB Items: installed_sw/PCSD

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/03/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1842

BID: 74049

OSVDB: 120287