Default Password 'f****r' for 'mother' Account

critical Nessus Plugin ID 94375


The remote host has an account with a default password.


The account 'mother' on the remote host has the default password 'f****r'. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to gain administrative access to the affected system.

Note that this username / password combination was found in the leaked source from the Mirai botnet. The password has been masked in this description.


Change the password for this account or disable it.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94375

File Name: account_mother_fucker.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Published: 10/28/2016

Updated: 4/11/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-1999-0502


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


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


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

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