100236 : WinDSX Default Admin Credentials
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WinDSX installs with default admin credentials (the 'admin' account has no password and the database account is 'SA' with no password), which are publicly known and documented. This allows remote attackers to trivially gain privileged access to the software.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Authentication Management
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Workaround
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Security Software


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


DSX Access Systems, Inc.



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