Zero-day vulnerability in Sophos Firewall

Code Injection

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2022092401 - Remote code execution in Sophos Firewall

Vulnerable component: Sophos Firewall

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-3236

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-94 - Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in the User Portal and Webadmin interfaces of Sophos Firewall. A remote non-authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted request and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

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