Dell EMC iDRAC9 4.40.x < (DSA-2021-177)

high Nessus Plugin ID 161799


Dell EMC iDRAC9 installed on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability.


The version of Dell EMC iDRAC9 installed on the remote host is prior to It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the DSA-2021-177 advisory:

- Dell iDRAC9 versions and later, but prior to and contain an SQL injection vulnerability. A remote authenticated malicious user with low privileges may potentially exploit this vulnerability to cause information disclosure or denial of service by supplying specially crafted input data to the affected application. (CVE-2021-36299)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Dell EMC iDRAC9 version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 161799

File Name: drac_dsa-2021-177_4_40_29_00_5_00_00_00.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 6/3/2022

Updated: 6/6/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-36299


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:dell:emc_idrac9, x-cpe:/a:dell:emc_idrac9

Required KB Items: installed_sw/iDRAC

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/9/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-36299

IAVA: 2022-A-0225