XXE in Zoho ManageEngine ADAudit Plus



Published: 2022-07-04 | Updated: 2022-08-09
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-28219
CWE-ID CWE-611
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Zoho ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

Vendor Zoho Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) XML External Entity injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU64906

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 9.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-28219

CWE-ID: CWE-611 - Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference ('XXE')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied XML input. A remote attacker can pass a specially crafted XML code to the affected application and view contents of arbitrary files on the system or initiate requests to external systems.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to view contents of arbitrary file on the server or perform network scanning of internal and external infrastructure.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Zoho ManageEngine ADAudit Plus: 7000 - 7055


CPE2.3 External links

http://manageengine.com
http://www.manageengine.com/products/active-directory-audit/cve-2022-28219.html
http://www.horizon3.ai/red-team-blog-cve-2022-28219/
http://cewolf.sourceforge.net/new/index.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.



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