#VU52501 Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)

Published: 2021-04-23 | Updated: 2022-09-22

Vulnerability identifier: #VU52501

Vulnerability risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-11987


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apache Batik
Web applications / Other software

Vendor: Apache Foundation


The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform SSRF attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and trick the application to initiate requests to arbitrary systems.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker gain access to sensitive data, located in the local network or send malicious requests to other servers from the vulnerable system.

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Vulnerable software versions

Apache Batik: 1.6 - 1.13


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