SuperMicro Device Uses Default SSL Certificate

medium Nessus Plugin ID 71534


The remote device is using the default SSL certificate for this service, whose private key is public knowledge.


The X.509 certificate of the remote host has not been changed from the default certificate that is hardwired into the firmware. The private key corresponding to this certificate is shared across all devices running the same firmware, meaning that the remote host's X.509 certificate cannot be trusted.


Configure the device to use a device-specific certificate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71534

File Name: ssl_supermicro.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 12/19/2013

Updated: 10/26/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:supermicro:bmc

Required KB Items: SSL/Supported

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/6/2013