ManageEngine PAM360 REST API Restriction Bypass (CVE-2022-29081)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 161438


A privileged access management application is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.


The ManageEngine PAM360 running on the remote host is affected by a security bypass vulnerability. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via specially crafted messages, to access certain REST API URLs that are not accessible otherwise.


Upgrade to PAM build 5401 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 161438

File Name: manageengine_pam360_cve-2022-29081.nbin

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 5/23/2022

Updated: 6/28/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-29081


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:zohocorp:manageengine_pam360

Required KB Items: installed_sw/ManageEngine PAM360

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 4/15/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/15/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-29081