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MySQL Remote Insecure Default Password Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks Default unpassword MySQL accounts

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

An unpassworded database server is listening on the remote port.

Description :

The remote host is running MySQL, an open-source database server. It
is possible to connect to the remote database using one of the
following unpassworded accounts :

- root
- anonymous

This may permit a possible hacker to launch further attacks against the
database.

Solution :

Disable the anonymous account or set a password for the root account.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 11704

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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