HTTP request smuggling in IBM Sterling Control Center



Published: 2022-11-24
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-34165
CWE-ID CWE-444
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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IBM Sterling Control Center
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Inconsistent interpretation of HTTP requests

EUVDB-ID: #VU69209

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-34165

CWE-ID: CWE-444 - Inconsistent Interpretation of HTTP Requests ('HTTP Request Smuggling')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform HTTP request smuggling attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to improper validation of HTTP requests. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the server and smuggle arbitrary HTTP headers.

Successful exploitation of vulnerability may allow an attacker to poison HTTP cache and perform phishing attacks.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM Sterling Control Center: 6.1.3.0 - 6.1.3.0.13


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt/security-bulletin-ibm-sterling-control-center-is-vulnerable-to-http-header-injection-due-to-websphere-liberty-cve-2022-34165/
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6841273

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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