Netscape Enterprise Default Administrative Password

High Nessus Plugin ID 11208


The remote web server uses a default set of administrative credentials.


This host is running Netscape Enterprise Server. The administrative interface for this web server is using the default username and password of 'admin'. An attacker can use this to reconfigure the web server, cause a denial of service condition, or gain access to this host.


Please assign the web administration console a difficult-to-guess password.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11208

File Name: DDI_Netscape_Enterprise_Default_Administrative_Password.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2003/01/22

Updated: 2018/06/13

Dependencies: 10107, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:netscape:enterprise_server

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/02/18

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SSH User Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0502