Bazel up to 4.2.2/5.3.1 Remote Assets API insufficiently protected credentials

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A vulnerability was found in Bazel up to 4.2.2/5.3.1. It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects some unknown functionality of the component Remote Assets API. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a insufficiently protected credentials vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-522. The product transmits or stores authentication credentials, but it uses an insecure method that is susceptible to unauthorized interception and/or retrieval. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

A bad credential handling in the remote assets API for Bazel versions prior to 5.3.2 and 4.2.3 sends all user-provided credentials instead of only the required ones for the requests. We recommend upgrading to versions later than or equal to 5.3.2 or 4.2.3.

The weakness was released 10/27/2022 as GHSA-mxr8-q875-rhwq. The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2022-3474 since 10/12/2022. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1552 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

Upgrading to version 4.2.3 or 5.3.2 eliminates this vulnerability.



CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.0

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Insufficiently protected credentials
CWE: CWE-522
ATT&CK: T1552

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Bazel 4.2.3/5.3.2


10/12/2022 CVE reserved
10/27/2022 +15 days Advisory disclosed
10/27/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/25/2022 +29 days VulDB last update


Advisory: GHSA-mxr8-q875-rhwq
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-3474 (🔒)


Created: 10/27/2022 08:26 AM
Updated: 11/25/2022 03:06 PM
Changes: 10/27/2022 08:26 AM (49), 11/25/2022 03:06 PM (12)
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