ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer REST API Key Disclosure (CVE-2022-36923)

high Nessus Plugin ID 171893


Remote web server exposes user REST API keys.


The ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer running on the remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted message, to obtain a user's API key and then access the external APIs.


Upgrade ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer according to the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 171893

File Name: manageengine_firewall_analyzer_cve-2022-36923_direct.nbin

Version: 1.21

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2/24/2023

Updated: 6/24/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-36923


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:zohocorp:manageengine_firewall_analyzer

Required KB Items: installed_sw/ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 7/27/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/27/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-36923