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: Revision: 1.5

Type: remote

Published: 2016/10/28

Updated: 2017/11/20

Dependencies: 55900, 10267, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0502