SRC-2022-0005 : VMware Workspace ONE Access customError.ftl Server-side Template Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE ID: CVE-2022-22954
CVSS Score: 9.8, (/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Vendors: VMWare
Affected Products: Workspace ONE Access, Identity Manager, vRealize Automation
Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of VMware Workspace ONE Access. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the customError.ftl template.
The issue results from the usage of unsafe freemarker syntax, specifically a call to eval on untrusted input. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the horizon user.
VMWare has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2022-0011.html
2022-02-25 – Sent to VMWare PSIRT
2022-04-06 – Coordinated public release of advisory
Proof of Concept:
Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Qihoo 360 Vulnerability Research Institute