ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus Default Administrator Credentials

high Nessus Plugin ID 56510


A web application running on the remote web server is protected using default administrative credentials.


The instance of ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus running on the remote web server uses a default set of credentials ('admin' / 'admin') to control access to its management interface. A remote attacker can exploit this to gain full administrative access to the application.


Log into the application and use the 'Personalize' feature to change the default login credentials.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56510

File Name: manageengine_adselfservice_default_creds.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 10/14/2011

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:zohocorp:manageengine_adselfservice_plus

Required KB Items: installed_sw/ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only