Certain WSO2 products allow unrestricted file upload with resultant remote code execution. The attacker must use a /fileupload endpoint with a Content-Disposition directory traversal sequence to reach a directory under the web root, such as a ../../../../repository/deployment/server/webapps directory. This affects WSO2 API Manager 2.2.0 up to 4.0.0, WSO2 Identity Server 5.2.0 up to 5.11.0, WSO2 Identity Server Analytics 5.4.0, 5.4.1, 5.5.0 and 5.6.0, WSO2 Identity Server as Key Manager 5.3.0 up to 5.11.0, WSO2 Enterprise Integrator 6.2.0 up to 6.6.0, WSO2 Open Banking AM 1.4.0 up to 2.0.0 and WSO2 Open Banking KM 1.4.0, up to 2.0.0.
Published 2022-04-18 22:15:09
Updated 2024-07-02 17:05:30
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversalExecute code

CVE-2022-29464 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

This issue is known to have been leveraged as part of a ransomware campaign.
CISA vulnerability name:
WSO2 Multiple Products Unrestrictive Upload of File Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Multiple WSO2 products allow for unrestricted file upload, resulting in remote code execution.
Added on 2022-04-25 Action due date 2022-05-16

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-29464

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2022-29464

  • WSO2 Arbitrary File Upload to RCE
    Disclosure Date: 2022-04-01
    First seen: 2022-12-23
    This module abuses a vulnerability in certain WSO2 products that allow unrestricted file upload with resultant remote code execution. This affects WSO2 API Manager 2.2.0 and above through 4.0.0; WSO2 Identity Server 5.2.0 and above through 5.11.0; WSO2 Identity Server

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-29464

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2022-29464

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product allows the attacker to upload or transfer files of dangerous types that can be automatically processed within the product's environment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-29464

Products affected by CVE-2022-29464

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