Security Advisory 2022-16
|Summary||Encrypted variables and session cookies use the same encryption process (CVE-2022-2781)|
|Discovery Date||11 Aug 2022|
|Patch Release Date||09 Sep 2022|
|Advisory Release Date||05 Oct 2022|
|Operating System||Linux and Microsoft Windows|
Customers who have downloaded and installed any of the Octopus Server versions listed below ("Details") are affected.
Please upgrade your Octopus Server immediately to fix this vulnerability.
Customers who have upgraded Octopus Server to version 2022.3.10594 or higher are not affected.
Octopus Deploy has given this vulnerability a medium rating. This rating was given according to the Octopus Deploy severity levels, which ranks vulnerabilities as critical, high, medium, or low severity.
This is our assessment and you should evaluate its applicability to your own environment.
In affected versions of Octopus Server it was identified that the same encryption process was used for both encrypting session cookies and variables. This could lead to session cookies being encrypted using unintended methods.
The versions of Octopus Server affected by this vulnerability are:
- All 3.x versions after 3.2.10
- All 4.x versions
- All 2018.x, 2019.x, 2020.x and 2021.x versions
- All 2022.1.x versions before 2022.1.3154
- All 2022.2.x versions before 2022.2.7897
- All 2022.3.x versions before 2022.3.10586
To address this vulnerability, we have released Octopus Server version:
What You Need to Do
Octopus Deploy recommends that you upgrade to the latest version (2022.3.10594). You can download the latest version of Octopus Server from https://octopus.com/downloads
If you can't upgrade to the latest version (2022.3.10594):
|If you have feature version...||...then upgrade to this version|
|3.2.10 and greater||2022.1.3154 or greater|
|4.x, 2018.x, 2019.x, 2020.x, 2021.x||2022.1.3154 or greater|
|2022.1.x||2022.1.3154 or greater|
|2022.2.x||2022.2.7897 or greater|
|2022.3.x||2022.3.10586 or greater|
There is no known mitigation for CVE-2022-2781, it is important to upgrade to a fixed version as soon as possible.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this advisory, please contact our support team https://octopus.com/support.
Exploitation and Public Announcements
The Octopus Deploy security team is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is described in this advisory.
This vulnerability was found by Justin Steven