Denial of service in Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud

Published: 2022-10-28
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-24839
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) Improper input validation

EUVDB-ID: #VU65486

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24839

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No


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

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Centralized Third Party Jars (NekoHTML) component in Oracle WebLogic Server. A remote non-authenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.


Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Liberty for Java for IBM Cloud: before 3.75-20221012-1015

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?