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ManageEngine Desktop Central Administrator Account Creation



This module exploits an administrator account creation vulnerability in Desktop Central from v7 onwards by sending a crafted request to DCPluginServelet. It has been tested in several versions of Desktop Central (including MSP) from v7 onwards.


  • Pedro Ribeiro <pedrib@gmail.com>


Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/admin/http/manage_engine_dc_create_admin
msf auxiliary(manage_engine_dc_create_admin) > show actions
msf auxiliary(manage_engine_dc_create_admin) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(manage_engine_dc_create_admin) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(manage_engine_dc_create_admin) > run 

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