Digital Defense, Inc. Issues Disclosure of Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Identified in ManageEngine Products

By Fortra's Digital Defense

San Antonio, TX – March 21, 2018 – Digital Defense, Inc., a leading security technology and services provider, today announced that its Vulnerability Research Team (VRT) uncovered six previously undisclosed vulnerabilities affecting three ManageEngine products. These flaws allow unauthenticated file upload remote code execution, unauthenticated blind SQL injection, unauthenticated local file inclusion and unauthenticated API key disclosure potentially allowing remote code execution with escalated privileges, and sensitive data disclosure resulting in full host compromise. Affected applications include: Log360, EventLog Analyzer and Applications Manager.

ManageEngine is an innovative producer of enterprise IT management software, offering high-end functionality of large network management frameworks to enterprises worldwide. Currently, the company claims to have more than 40,000 customers worldwide, including three out of every five Fortune 500 company.

“Our Vulnerability Research Team continues to work in tandem with ManageEngine to facilitate prompt resolution of the issues and a coordinated effort in the disclosure process that ensures customers make the necessary patches to mitigate any potential risk introduced by the vulnerabilities,” states Mike Cotton, senior vice president of engineering at Digital Defense.

What You Can Do

ManageEngine has addressed the vulnerabilities and is making patches available for each of the affected applications. Patches can be downloaded from the ManageEngine site. Digital Defense’s Frontline Vulnerability Manager™ includes checks for the flaws. Details surrounding the disclosure can be accessed at the Digital Defense blog.

Digital Defense Research Methodology and Practices

The Digital Defense VRT regularly works with organizations in the responsible disclosure of zero-day vulnerabilities. The expertise of the VRT, when coupled with the company’s next generation hybrid cloud platform, Frontline Vulnerability Manager, enables early detection capabilities. When zero-days are discovered and internally validated, the VRT immediately contacts the affected vendor to notify the organization of the new finding(s) and then assists, wherever possible, with the vendor’s remediation actions.


About Digital Defense

Serving clients across numerous industries, from small businesses to very large enterprises, Digital Defense’s innovative and leading edge technology helps organizations safeguard sensitive data and eases the burdens associated with information security. Frontline Vulnerability Manager™, the original Vulnerability Management as a Service (VMaaS) platform, delivers consistently accurate vulnerability scanning and penetration testing. The Digital Defense Frontline suite of products, underpinned by patented technology and complemented with unparalleled service and support, are highly-regarded by industry experts, as illustrated by the company’s designation as Best Scan Engine by Frost & Sullivan, top 20 ranking (#16) in Cybersecurity Ventures’ list of the World’s 500 Hottest Cybersecurity Companies, five-star review in SC Magazine, and inclusion in CRN’s MSP 500.


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