Cisco UCS Director Default Credentials (SSH)

High Nessus Plugin ID 78768


An account on the remote host uses a default password.


The account 'shelladmin' is using a default password. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this to log in as a privileged user and gain access to the Cisco UCS Director configuration menu.


Log into the application and change the default login credentials.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78768

File Name: cisco_ucs_director_default_creds_ssh.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2014/10/31

Modified: 2017/11/21

Dependencies: 10267, 55900

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:ND/RC:ND


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:X/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:ucs_director

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only