CVE-2021-42392 - Remote Code Execution (RCE)

Severity: Low2022-03-10

Security Advisories


The org.h2.util.JdbcUtils.getConnection method of the H2 database takes as parameters the class name of the driver and URL of the database. An attacker may pass a JNDI driver name and a URL leading to a LDAP or RMI servers, causing remote code execution. This can be exploited through various attack vectors, most notably through the H2 Console which leads to unauthenticated remote code execution.

The Oxygen XML products incorporate H2 database as a third-party library. This advisory was opened to address the potential impact of this third-party library vulnerability.

Affected Products/Versions

ProductSeverityFixed Release Availability
Oxygen Content Fusion v4.1.5 and older Low N/A
Oxygen Web Author v24.0.0 and older Low Oxygen Web Author build 2022020109
Oxygen License Server v24.0 build and older Low Oxygen License Server 24.0 build 2022020113





Severity: Critical

CVSS Score: 9.8

The H2 database third-party library used by Oxygen XML products is an affected version mentioned in CVE-2021-42392 vulnerability description. However, the H2 console is not available for untrusted users. For that reason, we have rated the severity level for our products as low.

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