Identity Spoofing in Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud

Published: 2022-08-09
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-22476
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud
Universal components / Libraries / Programming Languages & Components

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Authentication Bypass by Spoofing

EUVDB-ID: #VU65845

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22476

CWE-ID: CWE-290 - Authentication Bypass by Spoofing

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute identity spoofing attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to an unspecified error in IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty. A remote authenticated user can send a specially crafted request to perform identity spoofing attacks.


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Vulnerable software versions

Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud: 3.69-20220426-1537 - 3.71-20220621-1017

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?