Firebird Default Credentials

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4511

Synopsis

The remote service is protected with default credentials.

Description

The version of Firebird on the remote host uses default credentials to control access. Knowing these, an attacker can gain administrative access to the affected application.

Solution

Use the application's 'gsec' utility to change the password for the 'SYSDBA' account.

See Also

http://www.firebirdsql.org/manual/qsg2-config.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 4511

Family: Database

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/15

Nessus ID: 32315

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High