SES server or agent denial-of-service (CVE-2022-0778)

Advisory ID CVE Number Date discovered Severity Advisory revision
STORM-2022-007 CVE-2022-0778 03/16/2022 medium v1

Vulnerability details

Risk of DoS on SES server and agent due to OpenSSL certificate handling vulnerability

Impacted products

Stormshield Endpoint Security medium SES 7.2 is impacted. SES Evolution is not impacted.


Version Date Description
v1  04/07/2022 Initial release


Stormshield Endpoint Security

CVSS v3.1 Overall Score: 6.7      


Impacted version

An SES server or agent may loop forever when processing a network received invalid certificate.

This may lead to a denial of service on the affected device.

  • SES 7.2.36 and earlier

Workaround solution


There is no workaround solution.

The 7.2.37 update fixes this vulnerability.

Attack Vector Attack Complexity Privileges Required User Interaction Scope Confidentiality Impact Integrity Impact Availability impact
Network Low None None Unchanged None None High
CVSS Base score: 7.5 CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Exploit Code Maturity Remediation Level Report Confidence
Proof of concept code Official fix Confirmed
CVSS Temporal score: 6.7 CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C)
Confidentiality Requirement Integrity Requirement Availability Requirement
Low Low Medium
CVSS Environmental score: 6.7 CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C/CR:L/IR:L/AR:M/MAV:X/MAC:X/MPR:X/MUI:X/MS:X/MC:X/MI:X/MA:X)