Oracle GlassFish Server Administration Console Default Credentials

high Nessus Plugin ID 38701


The remote web application server uses default credentials.


It is possible to log into the remote Oracle GlassFish administration console by providing default credentials. Knowing these, an attacker can gain administrative control of the affected application server and, for example, install hostile applets.


Change the credentials.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38701

File Name: glassfish_default_creds.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 5/7/2009

Updated: 1/19/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:ND/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:glassfish_server

Required KB Items: www/glassfish, www/glassfish/console

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only