HP SiteScope Default Credentials

high Nessus Plugin ID 56024
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The remote web application uses default credentials.


It is possible to log into the remote HP SiteScope instance by providing default credentials. This may permit creating, deleting, and changing the passwords of SiteScope users.


Change the credentials.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56024

File Name: hp_sitescope_default_creds.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 8/31/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: hp_sitescope_detect.nasl

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:hp:mercury_sitescope

Required KB Items: www/sitescope

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only