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CVE-2021-44228 Detail

Current Description

Apache Log4j2 2.0-beta9 through 2.15.0 (excluding security releases 2.12.2, 2.12.3, and 2.3.1) JNDI features used in configuration, log messages, and parameters do not protect against attacker controlled LDAP and other JNDI related endpoints. An attacker who can control log messages or log message parameters can execute arbitrary code loaded from LDAP servers when message lookup substitution is enabled. From log4j 2.15.0, this behavior has been disabled by default. From version 2.16.0 (along with 2.12.2, 2.12.3, and 2.3.1), this functionality has been completely removed. Note that this vulnerability is specific to log4j-core and does not affect log4net, log4cxx, or other Apache Logging Services projects.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  10.0 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165225/Apache-Log4j2-2.14.1-Remote-Code-Execution.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165260/VMware-Security-Advisory-2021-0028.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165261/Apache-Log4j2-2.14.1-Information-Disclosure.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165270/Apache-Log4j2-2.14.1-Remote-Code-Execution.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165281/Log4j2-Log4Shell-Regexes.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165282/Log4j-Payload-Generator.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165306/L4sh-Log4j-Remote-Code-Execution.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165307/Log4j-Remote-Code-Execution-Word-Bypassing.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165311/log4j-scan-Extensive-Scanner.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165371/VMware-Security-Advisory-2021-0028.4.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165532/Log4Shell-HTTP-Header-Injection.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165642/VMware-vCenter-Server-Unauthenticated-Log4Shell-JNDI-Injection-Remote-Code-Execution.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165673/UniFi-Network-Application-Unauthenticated-Log4Shell-Remote-Code-Execution.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2022/Mar/23 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/12/10/1 Mailing List  Mitigation  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/12/10/2 Mailing List  Mitigation  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/12/10/3 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/12/13/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/12/13/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/12/14/4 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/12/15/3 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-397453.pdf Third Party Advisory 
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-479842.pdf Third Party Advisory 
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-661247.pdf Third Party Advisory 
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-714170.pdf Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/cisagov/log4j-affected-db Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/cisagov/log4j-affected-db/blob/develop/SOFTWARE-LIST.md Product  US Government Resource 
https://github.com/nu11secur1ty/CVE-mitre/tree/main/CVE-2021-44228
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/12/msg00007.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/M5CSVUNV4HWZZXGOKNSK6L7RPM7BOKIB/ Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/VU57UJDCFIASIO35GC55JMKSRXJMCDFM/ Third Party Advisory 
https://logging.apache.org/log4j/2.x/security.html Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
https://msrc-blog.microsoft.com/2021/12/11/microsofts-response-to-cve-2021-44228-apache-log4j2/ Patch  Third Party Advisory  Vendor Advisory 
https://psirt.global.sonicwall.com/vuln-detail/SNWLID-2021-0032 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20211210-0007/ Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT213189 Third Party Advisory 
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-apache-log4j-qRuKNEbd Third Party Advisory 
https://twitter.com/kurtseifried/status/1469345530182455296 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.bentley.com/en/common-vulnerability-exposure/be-2022-0001 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-5020 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00646.html Third Party Advisory 
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/930724 Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 
https://www.nu11secur1ty.com/2021/12/cve-2021-44228.html
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/alert-cve-2021-44228.html Third Party Advisory 
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2022.html
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2022.html Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-502 Deserialization of Untrusted Data cwe source acceptance level NIST   Contributor acceptance level Apache Software Foundation  
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption Contributor acceptance level Apache Software Foundation  
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation Contributor acceptance level Apache Software Foundation  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-44228
NVD Published Date:
12/10/2021
NVD Last Modified:
05/05/2022
Source:
Apache Software Foundation