Bug 2044581 (CVE-2022-23837) - CVE-2022-23837 sidekiq: WebUI Denial of Service caused by number of days on graph
Summary: CVE-2022-23837 sidekiq: WebUI Denial of Service caused by number of days on g...
Alias: CVE-2022-23837
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: Red Hat2047268
Blocks: Embargoed2044574
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-01-24 19:09 UTC by Todd Cullum
Modified: 2023-01-10 19:32 UTC (History)
19 users (show)

Fixed In Version: sidekiq 6.4.0
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A denial of service vulnerability was found in job scheduler sidekiq. An attacker can request statistics for the graph and, since there were no limits on the days parameter, overload the system, affecting the WebUI.
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Last Closed: 2022-07-05 20:42:13 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2022:5498 0 None None None 2022-07-05 14:27:15 UTC

Description Todd Cullum 2022-01-24 19:09:35 UTC
In api.rb in Sidekiq before 6.4.0, there is no limit on the number of days when requesting stats for the graph. This overloads the system, affecting the Web UI, and makes it unavailable to users.


1. https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-23837
2. https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-23837
3. https://github.com/mperham/sidekiq/commit/7785ac1399f1b28992adb56055f6acd88fd1d956

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2022-07-05 14:27:12 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Satellite 6.11 for RHEL 7
  Red Hat Satellite 6.11 for RHEL 8

Via RHSA-2022:5498 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:5498

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-07-05 20:42:10 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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