Janitza Hard-Coded FTP Password

critical Nessus Plugin ID 86905
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The remote host is running an FTP server that can be accessed with hard-coded credentials.


The remote Janitza FTP server can be accessed with hard-coded credentials. A remote attacker can leverage the credentials to upload and download arbitrary files.


Upgrade to an experimental firmware version available from the vendor website. Alternatively, change the administrator FTP password and secure non-essential ports with a firewall per the vendor documentation.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 86905

File Name: janitza_ftp_login.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 11/17/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: DDI_FTP_Any_User_Login.nasl, ftpserver_detect_type_nd_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:janitza:umg_508, cpe:/h:janitza:umg_509, cpe:/h:janitza:umg_511, cpe:/h:janitza:umg_604, cpe:/h:janitza:umg_605

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/21/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/22/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3968

BID: 77291

ICSA: 15-265-03