Denial of service in Splunk Enterprise

Published: 2022-08-16
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-37439
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Splunk Enterprise
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers

Vendor Splunk Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU66554

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-37439

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No


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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of zip archives using the file monitoring input. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted .zip file to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.


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Vulnerable software versions

Splunk Enterprise: 8.1.0 - 8.1.10, 8.2.0 - 8.2.7

CPE2.3 External links

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