SQL injection in Zoho ManageEngine OpManager

Published: 2021-09-03 | Updated: 2021-09-15
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-40493
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Zoho ManageEngine OpManager
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Zoho Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) SQL injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU56290

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2021-40493

CWE-ID: CWE-89 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary SQL queries in database.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in support diagnostics module. A remote user can send a specially crafted request to the affected application and execute arbitrary SQL commands within the application database.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to read, delete, modify data in database and gain complete control over the affected application.


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Vulnerable software versions

Zoho ManageEngine OpManager: 12.5 125000 - 12.5 125452

CPE2.3 External links


Q & A

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