ForgeRock Access Management 7.x Improper Authorization

critical Nessus Plugin ID 174523


ForgeRock Access Management is affected by an improper authorization vulnerability.


The version of ForgeRock Access Management detected on the remote host is affected by an improper authorization vulnerabilty which can lead to authentication bypass, user account impersonation and account takeover. (CVE-2022-3748)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to ForgeRock Access Management version 7.2.1, 7.3 or later, or apply a patch or workaround.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 174523

File Name: forgerock_openam_7_3.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 4/20/2023

Updated: 6/4/2024

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Enable CGI Scanning: true

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-3748


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:forgerock:access_management, cpe:/a:forgerock:openam

Required KB Items: installed_sw/ForgeRock Access Management, Settings/ParanoidReport

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/13/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/13/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-3748

IAVA: 2023-A-0217-S