#VU60982 Code Injection in Spring Cloud Gateway


Published: 2022-03-03 | Updated: 2023-06-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU60982

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 9.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22947

CWE-ID: CWE-94

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Spring Cloud Gateway
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor: VMware, Inc

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a code injection attack when the Gateway Actuator endpoint is enabled. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP POST request and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Spring Cloud Gateway: 3.0.0 - 3.1.0


External links
http://tanzu.vmware.com/security/cve-2022-22947
http://spring.io/blog/2022/03/01/spring-cloud-gateway-cve-reports-published


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?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.


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