Security Vulnerability CVE-2022-22965 and CVE-2022-22963 (Spring4Shell Zero-Day Vulnerability)
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Security Vulnerability CVE-2022-22965 and CVE-2022-22963 (Spring4Shell Zero-Day Vulnerability)

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Article Summary

Vulnerability Description

A Spring MVC or Spring WebFlux application running on JDK 9+ may be vulnerable to remote code execution (RCE) via data binding. The specific exploit requires the application to run on Tomcat as a WAR deployment. 

If the application is deployed as a Spring Boot executable jar, the default, it is not vulnerable to the exploit.

Vulnerability Details

Publication Date: April 2022

Vulnerability Link: NVD - CVE-2022-22965 NVD - CVE-2022-22963 

NVD CVSS Score: Being evaluated

Affected CTERA Products

  • No CTERA products is affected.


Both the CVE-2022-22965 and CVE-2022-22963 vulnerabilities are classified by CTERA as having no impact on CTERA products. Although the spring-core-2.5.6.jar is part of the CTERA Portal product, CTERA does not use Spring modules MVC or Spring WebFlux which potentially allow an attacker to send a specially crafted HTTP request to bypass protections via the Spring Core library of the HTTP request parser, leading to remote code execution.


No workaround is required.

Vulnerability Remediation

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