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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Cisco default password

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for a default password

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote device has a factory password set.

Description :

The remote CISCO router has a default password set.
This permits a possible hacker to get a lot information
about the network, and possibly to shut it down if
the 'enable' password is not set either or is also a default
password.

Solution :

Access this device and set a password using 'enable secret'

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 - 2006 Javier Fernandez-Sanguino and Renaud Deraison

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