Threat Encyclopedia

Splunk.Enterprise.Search.Directory.Traversal

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Directory Traversal vulnerability in Splunk Enterprise.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in a search parameter. A remote attacker can exploit this to load data from incorrect endpoints via a crafted request. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to arbitrary execution of codes on the vulnerable machines.

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Splunk Enterprise versions prior to 8.1.2

Impact logoImpact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected machine.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://www.splunk.com/en_us/product-security/announcements/svd-2022-0506.html

CVE References

CVE-2022-26889