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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2004-2722
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:44:56
Published 31 Dec 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



** DISPUTED ** Nessus 2.0.10a stores account passwords in plaintext in .nessusrc files, which allows local users to obtain passwords. NOTE: the original researcher reports that the vendor has disputed this issue.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Nessus 2.0.10a


XF - nessus-nessusrc-plaintext-password(15644)

OSVDB - 4816

SECTRACK - 1009575

FULLDISC - 20040326 Nessus stores credentials in plain text

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:36