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CVE-2022-24818 Detail

Description

GeoTools is an open source Java library that provides tools for geospatial data. The GeoTools library has a number of data sources that can perform unchecked JNDI lookups, which in turn can be used to perform class deserialization and result in arbitrary code execution. Similar to the Log4J case, the vulnerability can be triggered if the JNDI names are user-provided, but requires admin-level login to be triggered. The lookups are now restricted in GeoTools 26.4, GeoTools 25.6, and GeoTools 24.6. Users unable to upgrade should ensure that any downstream application should not allow usage of remotely provided JNDI strings.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/geotools/geotools/commit/4f70fa3234391dd0cda883a20ab0ec75688cba49 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/geotools/geotools/security/advisories/GHSA-jvh2-668r-g75x Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-917 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an Expression Language Statement ('Expression La cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation Contributor acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-24818
NVD Published Date:
04/13/2022
NVD Last Modified:
06/23/2023
Source:
GitHub, Inc.