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Path Traversal in search parameter results in external content injection

Advisory ID: SVD-2022-0506

Published: 2022-05-03

CVSSv3.1 Score: 8.8, High


CVE ID: CVE-2022-26889

Last Update: 2022-05-03

CVSSv3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Security Content: Path traversal SPL injection


The lack of sanitization in a relative url path in a search parameter allows for arbitrary injection of external content in Splunk Enterprise versions before 8.1.2. The vulnerability impacts instances with Splunkweb enabled. See Disable unnecessary Splunk Enterprise components and web.conf for more information on disabling Splunkweb.



Upgrade Splunk Enterprise to 8.1.2 or later. 


Product Status

Product Version Affected Versions Fix Version
Splunk Enterprise 8.2 - 8.2.0
Splunk Enterprise 8.1 8.1.1 and earlier 8.1.2

The vulnerability does not impact Splunk Cloud Platform instances.



Jason Tsang Mui Chung


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