AppServ Open Project Remote Insecure Default Password

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2429

Synopsis

The remote host is configured with default or easily-guessed credentials.

Description

The remote MySQL server appears to allow connections as root without a password. AppServ Open Project, an installation utility for APACHE/PHP/MySQL under Windows, creates a passwordless database by default. Anyone can log into the database and change data or increase their privileges.

Solution

Connect to the remote MySQL database and set a password.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2429

File Name: 2429.prm

Family: Database

Published: 2004/11/23

Modified: 2017/01/31

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1532

BID: 11704