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WSO2 - Unrestricted File Upload and Remote Code Execution (CVE-2022-29464)

CVSSv3 Score
Exploitable with Sniper
Vulnerability description

WSO2 Management Platform server is affected by an Unrestricted File Upload vulnerability that can lead to Remote Code Execution. This vulnerability is affecting /fileupload/toolsAny endpoint. The attacker can upload and execute Java Server Pages (JSP) files through the vulnerable endpoint. Uploading a webshell, the attacker can successfully achieve Remote Code Execution on the server.

Exploit capabilities

Sniper can gain unauthenticated Remote Code Execution on the target system and extract multiple artefacts as evidence.

Risk description

The risk exists that a remote unauthenticated attacker can fully compromise the server in order to steal confidential information, install ransomware, or pivot to the internal network.


Upgrade the WSO Management Platform to a version higher than 4.0.0 for WSO2 API Manager, to a version higher than 5.11.0 for WSO2 Identity Server, to a verion higher than 5.6.0 for WSO2 Identity Server Analitycs, to a verion higher than 5.10.0 for WSO2 Identity Server as Key Manager and to a version higher than 6.6.0 for WSO2 Enterprise Integrator.

Detectable with
Network Scanner
Vuln date
Apr 2022
Published at
Updated at
Software Type
API management
Not available