ManageEngine ADAudit Plus < Build 7006 File Upload RCE

critical Nessus Plugin ID 155716


An Active Directory auditing tool running on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The ManageEngine ADAudit Plus running on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via specially crafted messages, to write and execute arbitrary files on the system.


Upgrade to ADAudit Plus build 7006 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 155716

File Name: manageengine_adaudit_plus_cve-2021-42847.nbin

Version: 1.11

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 11/29/2021

Updated: 5/24/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-42847


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:zohocorp:manageengine_adaudit_plus

Required KB Items: installed_sw/ManageEngine ADAudit Plus

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/23/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/27/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-42847