Remote code execution in VMware Tanzu Operations Manager



Published: 2022-04-05 | Updated: 2022-06-30
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-22965
CWE-ID CWE-94
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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VMware Tanzu Operations Manager
Server applications / Virtualization software

Vendor VMware, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one critical risk vulnerability.

1) Code Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU61756

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 9.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22965

CWE-ID: CWE-94 - Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the affected application and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

This vulnerability was dubbed "Spring4Shell".

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

VMware Tanzu Operations Manager: 2.8 - 2.8.19, 2.9 - 2.9.34, 2.10 - 2.10.34


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2022-0010.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.



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