#VU61760 Incorrect Regular Expression in Pivotal Spring Framework

Published: 2022-03-31

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61760

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22950


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Pivotal Spring Framework
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor: Pivotal


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due improper input validation when processing SpEL expressions. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the affected application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

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Vulnerable software versions

Pivotal Spring Framework: 5.3.0 - 5.3.16

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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.

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