Spring Security OAuth (spring-security-oauth2) vulnerable to denial-of-service (DoS)


Spring Security OAuth (spring-security-oauth2) provided by VMware, Inc. contains a denial-of-service vulnerability due to uncontrolled resource consumption (CWE-400).
Note that Spring Security OAuth (spring-security-oauth2) is no longer supported, therefore Spring Security has been developed as the alternative, and the similar vulnerability known as CVE-2021-22119 was identified but has been addressed.

Macchinetta/TERASOLUNA Framework Development Team:NTT DATA Corporation, NTT COMWARE, and NTT reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: Low
  • User Interaction: None
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Low
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

  • Spring Security OAuth (spring-security-oauth2) 2.5.1 and earlier


A website that provides OAuth client functionality using Spring Security OAuth (spring-security-oauth2) may fall into a denial-of-service condition.

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Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-Other) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2022-22969

  1. JVN : JVN#15317878
Revision History

  • [2022/05/20]
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