ManageEngine Desktop Central 10 < Build 100479 Remote Code Execution (direct check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 135293
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The remote web server contains a Java-based web application that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The ManageEngine Desktop Central application running on the remote host is version 10 prior to build 100479.
It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


Upgrade to ManageEngine Desktop Central version 10 build 100479 or later. Alternatively, apply the manual, vendor-supplied workaround.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 135293

File Name: manageengine_desktop_central_cve-2020-10189.nbin

Version: 1.15

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 4/10/2020

Updated: 6/3/2021

Dependencies: manageengine_desktop_central_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-10189


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:zohocorp:manageengine_desktop_central

Required KB Items: installed_sw/ManageEngine Desktop Central

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/6/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/6/2020

Exploitable With

Metasploit (ManageEngine Desktop Central Java Deserialization)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-10189

IAVA: 2020-A-0104-S