ManageEngine Log360 < Build 5229 REST API Restriction Bypass RCE

critical Nessus Plugin ID 153636


A SIEM application running on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The ManageEngine Log360 running on the remote host is affected by a security restriction bypass vulnerability due to improper validation of user-supplied data. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted message, to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


Upgrade to Log360 build 5229 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 153636

File Name: manageengine_log360_cve-2021-40539.nbin

Version: 1.53

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 9/24/2021

Updated: 4/15/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-40539


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: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:zohocorp:manageengine_log360

Required KB Items: installed_sw/ManageEngine Log360

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/9/2021

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 11/17/2021

Exploitable With

Metasploit (ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus CVE-2021-40539)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-40539