AWS SDK 2.59.0 on Android XML Parser XpathUtils server-side request forgery

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A vulnerability was found in AWS SDK 2.59.0 on Android (Android App Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects the function XpathUtils of the file aws-android-sdk-core/src/main/java/com/amazonaws/util/ of the component XML Parser. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a server-side request forgery vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-918. The web server receives a URL or similar request from an upstream component and retrieves the contents of this URL, but it does not sufficiently ensure that the request is being sent to the expected destination. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 12/24/2022 as 3100. The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2022-4725. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

Upgrading to version 2.59.1 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at Applying the patch c3e6d69422e1f0c80fe53f2d757b8df97619af2b is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9

VulDB Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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Class: Server-side request forgery
CWE: CWE-918
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Partially

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: AWS SDK 2.59.1
Patch: c3e6d69422e1f0c80fe53f2d757b8df97619af2b


12/24/2022 Advisory disclosed
12/24/2022 +0 days CVE reserved
12/24/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
01/24/2023 +31 days VulDB last update


Advisory: 3100
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-4725 (🔒)
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Created: 12/24/2022 08:35 AM
Updated: 01/24/2023 07:43 AM
Changes: 12/24/2022 08:35 AM (43), 12/24/2022 08:38 AM (3), 12/24/2022 02:52 PM (3), 01/24/2023 07:37 AM (2), 01/24/2023 07:43 AM (21)
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