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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Unpassworded 'mpi' account

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Logs into the remote host

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The account 'mpi' no password set.
A possible hacker may use it to gain further rights on this system

Network Security Threat Level: High
Solution : Set a strong password for this account or disable it.
This may disable dependant applications so beware

Networks Security ID: 13431

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

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