LDAP injection in Apache Camel

Published: 2022-12-05
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-45046
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Apache Camel
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) LDAP injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU69912

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-45046

CWE-ID: CWE-90 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an LDAP Query ('LDAP Injection')

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation when processing DLAP queries. A remote non-authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted LDAP query via the filter option to the application, bypass authentication process and gain unauthorized access to the application.


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Vulnerable software versions

Apache Camel: 3.14.0 - 3.18.3

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.