EMC vApp Manager Default Credentials

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 106849


The remote web application uses default credentials.


The EMC vApp Manager web application running on the remote host uses a default set of credentials ('smc' / 'smc'). An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue to authenticate to the application and perform actions allowed by the default account. Specifically, the attacker can login and exploit a file upload RCE vulnerability (CVE-2018-1215) to cause remote code execution on the remote host.


Upgrade the following products:
- Dell EMC Unisphere for VMAX Virtual Appliance OVA hotfix 1090, service alert 1059, or later.
- Dell EMC Unisphere for VMAX Virtual Appliance ISO upgrade hotfix 1089, service alert 1058, or later.
- Dell EMC Solutions Enabler Virtual Appliance OVA hotfix 2058, service alert 1891, or later.
- Dell EMC Solutions Enabler Virtual Appliance ISO upgrade hotfix 2057, service alert 1890, or later.
- Dell EMC VASA Virtual Appliance OVA, or later.
- Dell EMC VASA Virtual Appliance ISO upgrade, or later.
- eMGMT (Service Pack 6848), or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106849

File Name: emc_vapp_manager_default_creds.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2018/02/15

Updated: 2019/11/08

Dependencies: 94515

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1216

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:emc:unisphere, cpe:/a:emc:solutions_enabler, x-cpe:/a:emc:vasa_provider_virtual_appliance, x-cpe:/a:emc:vmax_embedded_management

Required KB Items: installed_sw/EMC vApp Manager

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/02/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1216

IAVB: 2018-B-0027

TRA: TRA-2018-03