OpenStack Keystone Default Credentials

high Nessus Plugin ID 62354


The remote web application uses default credentials.


It is possible to log into the remote OpenStack Keystone instance by providing default credentials. Knowing these, an attacker can gain administrative control of the affected application and would then be able to read and write to Keystone, which is used as an identity provider by other services.


Change the credentials.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62354

File Name: openstack_keystone_default_creds.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 9/27/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:openstack:keystone

Required KB Items: www/openstack_keystone

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only