Multiple vulnerabilities in Eclipse Vert.x



Published: 2022-06-23
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2020-36518
CVE-2022-25647
CWE-ID CWE-787
CWE-502
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU61799

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-2020-36518

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds write and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Vert.x: 4.2.0 - 4.2.6


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:5029

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.

2) Deserialization of Untrusted Data

EUVDB-ID: #VU64152

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-2022-25647

CWE-ID: CWE-502 - Deserialization of Untrusted Data

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insecure input validation when processing serialized data passed to writeReplace() method. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and perform a denial of service attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Vert.x: 4.2.0 - 4.2.6


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:5029

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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