Novell Groupwise Servlet Manager Default Password

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 12122


The remote host is reachable with known credential.


The Novell Groupwise servlet server is configured with a default password. As a result, users could be denied access to mail and other servlet based resources.

To test this finding:


enter 'servlet' for the user and 'manager' for the password.


Change the default password.


Change the username and password in this section servlet.ServletManager.initArgs=datamethod=POST,user=servlet,password=manager,bgcolor

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 12122

File Name: novell_groupwise_servletmanager_default_password.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: remote

Family: Netware

Published: 2004/03/31

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 10107, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/12/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-1195

BID: 3697