Current Description

BMC Patrol component, when installed with Compaq Insight Management Agent 4.23 and earlier, or Management Agents for Servers 4.40 and earlier, creates a PFCUser account with a default password and potentially dangerous privileges.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 1999
Last ModifiedDecember 19, 2017
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationCompaqInsight Management Agent********4.20
    2.3ApplicationCompaqManagement Agents For Servers********4.40

Vulnerable Software List

Compaq Insight Management Agent *
Compaq Management Agents For Servers *


19990817 Compaq PFCUser account
19990905 Case ID SSRT0620 - PFCUser account communication
19990915 (I) UPDATE - PFCUser Account,
19991105 UPDATE: SSRT0620 Compaq Foundation Agents v4.40B PFCUser issues Advisory