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MySQL Remote Insecure Default Password Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks Default unpassword MySQL accounts

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

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 allow a possible hacker to launch further attacks against the

Solution :

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

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

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