Remote code execution in Apache SOAP

Published: 2022-11-14
Risk High
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-45378
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Apache SOAP
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Exposed dangerous method or function

EUVDB-ID: #VU69289

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-45378

CWE-ID: CWE-749 - Exposed Dangerous Method or Function

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to missing authentication when accessing the RPCRouterServlet servlet. A remote attacker can invoke certain methods on the classpath and execute arbitrary code on the system.


Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Note, the project is no longer maintained.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache SOAP: 1.2 - 2.3.1

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?