#VU61754 Code Injection in Spring Cloud Function

Published: 2022-03-31 | Updated: 2023-07-10

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61754

Vulnerability risk: Critical

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-2022-22963


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Spring Cloud Function
Web applications / Other software

Vendor: VMware, Inc


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.

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Vulnerable software versions

Spring Cloud Function: 3.2.0 - 3.2.2, 3.1.0 - 3.1.6

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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?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.

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