Security Advisory 2023-03

Summary Able to view tagsets without assigned permissions (CVE-2022-2258)
Advisory Number 2023-03
Discovery Date 16 Jun 2022
Patch Release Date 03 Mar 2023
Advisory Release Date 13 Mar 2023
Product Octopus Server
Operating System Linux and Microsoft Windows
Severity Low
CVE ID CVE-2022-2258

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 2023.1.9687 or higher are not affected.


Octopus Deploy has given this vulnerability a low 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 Deploy it is possible for a user to view Tagsets without being explicitly assigned permissions to view these items.

The versions of Octopus Server affected by this vulnerability are:

  • All 2019.x, 2020.x and 2021.x versions
  • All 2022.1.x and 2022.2.x versions
  • All 2022.3.x versions before 2022.3.11098
  • All 2022.4.x versions before 2022.4.8463
  • All 2023.1.x versions before 2023.1.9672
  • All 2023.2.x versions before 2023.2.2394

As of the 13/03/2023 Octopus Server version 2023.2.x is only available on Octopus Cloud.


To address this vulnerability, we have released Octopus Server version:

  • 2022.3.11098
  • 2022.4.8463
  • 2023.1.9672
  • 2023.2.2394

The latest versions of Octopus Deploy products can be downloaded from and previous versions can be downloaded from

What You Need to Do

Octopus Deploy recommends that you upgrade to the latest version (2023.1.9687). You can download the latest version of Octopus Server from

If you can't upgrade to the latest version (2023.1.9687):

If you have feature version... ...then upgrade to this version
2019.x, 2020.x, 2021.x 2022.3.11098 or greater
2022.1.x, 2022.2.x 2022.3.11098 or greater
2022.3.x 2022.3.11098 or greater
2022.4.x 2022.4.8463 or greater
2023.1.x 2023.1.9672 or greater


There is no known mitigation for CVE-2022-2258, 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

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 anjelikasah via Bugcrowd