Novell Groupwise Servlet Manager Default Password

medium Nessus Plugin ID 12122

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Synopsis

The remote host is reachable with known credential.

Description

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:

https://<host>/servlet/ServletManager/

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

Solution

Change the default password.

Edit SYS:\JAVA\SERVLETS\SERVLET.PROPERTIES

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

See Also

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3697

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 12122

File Name: novell_groupwise_servletmanager_default_password.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: remote

Family: Netware

Published: 3/31/2004

Updated: 6/12/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/15/2001

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-1195

BID: 3697