Remote code execution in Apache MINA SSHD

Published: 2022-12-28
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-45047
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Apache Mina SSHD
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Deserialization of Untrusted Data

EUVDB-ID: #VU70530

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-45047

CWE-ID: CWE-502 - Deserialization of Untrusted Data

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to insecure input validation when processing serialized data within the org.apache.sshd.server.keyprovider.SimpleGeneratorHostKeyProvider class. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.


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Vulnerable software versions

Apache Mina SSHD: 0.1.0 - 2.9.1

CPE2.3 External links

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