Privilege escalation in Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central



Published: 2020-07-27
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers

Vendor Zoho Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU31935

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions in agent message handler, which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central : 10.0.500 - 10.0.549


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.manageengine.com/products/desktop-central/hotfix-readme1.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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