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CVE-2022-24288 Scanner

Detects 'Remote Code Execution (RCE)' vulnerability in Apache Software Foundation Airflow affects v. before 2.2.4.


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Apache Airflow is an open-source platform used for programmatically authoring, scheduling, and monitoring workflow pipelines. Developed by Airbnb in 2015, it has since become a popular tool among data engineers and data scientists for handling complex workflows and data processing tasks. Airflow can be used to orchestrate workflows across multiple systems and platforms, allowing users to monitor and troubleshoot pipeline executions in real-time.

Recently, a critical vulnerability was detected in Airflow version 2.2.3 and earlier versions called CVE-2022-24288. This vulnerability is caused by a flaw in the software's handling of user-provided parameters that can be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code on the server. Specifically, the vulnerability allows an attacker to inject OS commands through the web user interface, granting unauthorized access to the underlying system.

When this vulnerability is exploited, an attacker can gain access to sensitive data, install additional malware or even take complete control of the system. This can lead to significant data breaches, system downtime, and even financial loss. In the wrong hands, this vulnerability can be especially damaging, as it has the potential to cause severe disruption to organizational processes and services.

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