Keysight Technologies Sensor Management Server Deserialization RCE (CVE-2022-1660)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 162819


An OT application is affected by a deserialization vulnerability.


The Keysight Sensor Management Server (SMS) running on the remote host is affected by a Java object deserialization vulnerability. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted message, to execute arbitrary code in the context of the account running the Keysight SMS service.


Upgrade Keysight RF Sensor Software to version 2.4.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 162819

File Name: keysight_sms_cve-2022-1660.nbin

Version: 1.37

Type: remote

Family: SCADA

Published: 7/7/2022

Updated: 5/20/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-1660


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:keysight:sensor_management_server

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Keysight Sensor Management Server

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 5/27/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/27/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1660

ICSA: 22-146-01

ZDI: ZDI-22-804