ViSiON-X Default SYSOP Password

1993-12-25T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:14738
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 1993-12-25T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

By default, ViSiON-X BBS installs with a default password. The SYSOP account has a password of "SYSOP" which is publicly known and documented. This allows attackers to trivially access the program or system.

Solution Description

Immediately after installation, change all default install passwords to a unique and secure password. When possible, change default accounts to custom names as well.

Short Description

By default, ViSiON-X BBS installs with a default password. The SYSOP account has a password of "SYSOP" which is publicly known and documented. This allows attackers to trivially access the program or system.

References:

Generic Informational URL: http://software.bbsdocumentary.com/IBM/DOS/VISIONX/