CVE-2022-22978 - Authorization Bypass

Severity: Low2022-09-28

Security Advisories


In Spring Security versions 5.5.6 and 5.6.3 and older unsupported versions, RegexRequestMatcher can easily be misconfigured to be bypassed on some servlet containers. Applications using RegexRequestMatcher with `.` in the regular expression are possibly vulnerable to an authorization bypass.

Affected Products/Versions

ProductSeverityFixed Release Availability
Oxygen Content Fusion v5.0 and older versionsLow Oxygen Content Fusion 5.0 build 2022092005
Oxygen Feedback 2.1 and olderLow Oxygen Feedback 2.1 build 2022071516





Severity: Critical

CVSS Score: 9.8

The Spring Security third-party library used by Oxygen XML products is an affected version mentioned in CVE-2022-22978 vulnerability description. However, Oxygen XML products do not invoke the RegexRequestMatcher method. For that reason, we have rated the severity level for our products as low.

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