Denial of service in JBoss EJB client for WildFly



Published: 2022-06-07
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-0853
CWE-ID CWE-401
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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JBoss EJB client for WildFly
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Memory leak

EUVDB-ID: #VU64038

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0853

CWE-ID: CWE-401 - Improper Release of Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform DoS attack on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due memory leak. A remote attacker can force the application to leak memory and perform denial of service attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

JBoss EJB client for WildFly: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2060725
http://github.com/ByteHackr/CVE-2022-0853

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?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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