Microsoft Open Management Infrastructure RCE (CVE-2021-38647)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 153486


Open Management Infrastructure is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The Microsoft Open Management Infrastructure service detected on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to insufficient authentication validation. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to execute code on the remote host as root.


Upgrade to Microsoft Open Management Infrastructure version 1.6.8-1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 153486

File Name: omi_cve-2021-38647.nbin

Version: 1.35

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 9/20/2021

Updated: 8/31/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-38647


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:microsoft:open_management_infrastructure

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/8/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/14/2021

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021

Exploitable With


Metasploit (Microsoft OMI Management Interface Authentication Bypass)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-38647

IAVA: 2021-A-0433