Zoho ManageEngine ADManager Plus up to 6.6 Directory Permission permission assignment

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Zoho ManageEngine ADManager Plus up to 6.6. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component Directory Permission. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-732. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 04/16/2019. The weakness was shared 04/15/2019 as EDB-46707 as not defined exploit (Exploit-DB). The advisory is available at exploit-db.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-19374 since 11/20/2018. Local access is required to approach this attack. The requirement for exploitation is a single authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The advisory points out:

Due to weak permissions setup on the bin, lib and tools directories within the ManageEngine installation directory, it is possible for any authenticated user to modify several core files.

After 1 days, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at exploit-db.com. The advisory illustrates:

To escalate privileges to that of LOCAL SYSTEM, drop a payload onto the system and then add a line to bin\ChangeJRE.bat to execute it every time the system is rebooted.

Upgrading to version 6.6 Build 6659 eliminates this vulnerability.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.1
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.6
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NVD Base Score: 7.0
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-732
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: ADManager Plus 6.6 Build 6659


11/20/2018 🔍
04/15/2019 +146 days 🔍
04/16/2019 +1 days 🔍
04/16/2019 +0 days 🔍
04/16/2019 +0 days 🔍
04/22/2019 +6 days 🔍
06/01/2020 +406 days 🔍


Vendor: https://www.manageengine.com/

Advisory: EDB-46707
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-19374 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013


Created: 04/22/2019 05:52 PM
Updated: 06/01/2020 06:43 AM
Changes: (3) vulnerability_discoverydate source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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