Advisory Published
Advisory Published


First published: Wed Nov 15 2023(Updated: )

In Reactor Netty HTTP Server, versions 1.1.x prior to 1.1.13 and versions 1.0.x prior to 1.0.39, a malicious user can send a request using a specially crafted URL that can lead to a directory traversal attack. Specifically, an application is vulnerable if Reactor Netty HTTP Server is configured to serve static resources.

Credit: security@vmware.com security@vmware.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Pivotal Reactor Netty>=1.0.0<1.0.39
Pivotal Reactor Netty>=1.1.0<1.1.13

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID for this issue?

    The vulnerability ID for this issue is CVE-2023-34062.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-34062?

    The severity of CVE-2023-34062 is high, with a severity value of 7.5.

  • Which versions of Reactor Netty HTTP Server are affected by CVE-2023-34062?

    Reactor Netty HTTP Server versions 1.1.x prior to 1.1.13 and versions 1.0.x prior to 1.0.39 are affected by CVE-2023-34062.

  • How can a malicious user exploit CVE-2023-34062?

    A malicious user can exploit CVE-2023-34062 by sending a request with a specially crafted URL that leads to a directory traversal attack.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-34062?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-34062 on the following sources: [Spring](https://spring.io/security/cve-2023-34062), [NVD](https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-34062), [GitHub Advisories](https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-xjhv-p3fv-x24r).


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