#VU61754 Code Injection


Published: 2022-03-31 | Updated: 2022-05-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61754

Vulnerability risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 9.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22963

CWE-ID: CWE-94

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Spring Cloud Function
Web applications / Other software

Vendor: VMware, Inc

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the routing functionality when processing SpEL expressions. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP 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 Function: 3.2.0 - 3.2.2, 3.1.0 - 3.1.6


CPE

External links
http://tanzu.vmware.com/security/cve-2022-22963
http://sysdig.com/blog/cve-2022-22963-spring-cloud/


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. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.


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