Default Password (password) for 'emcupdate' Account

critical Nessus Plugin ID 83783
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Synopsis

The remote EMC PowerPath virtual appliance can be accessed with a built-in account.

Description

The account 'emcupdate' on the remote EMC PowerPath virtual appliance has the default password 'password'. An attacker can leverage this issue to gain access to the affected system and launch further attacks against it.

Solution

Change the password for this account or disable it.

See Also

https://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/535155/30/270/threaded

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 83783

File Name: account_emcupdate_password.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: remote

Published: 5/22/2015

Updated: 11/22/2019

Dependencies: find_service1.nasl, ssh_detect.nasl, account_check.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.9

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:T/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:emc:powerpath_virtual_appliance

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/1/2015

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0502, CVE-2015-0529

BID: 73482