Customer Portal

Pentaho for the data driven.

Data fit companies are fast, accurate and efficient.

Data fit companies innovate and win.

Your data and success is mission critical. Pentaho is for mission critical.

(Resolved) Pentaho BA Server - Failure to Sanitize Special Elements into a Different Plane (Special Element Injection) - Versions before and, including 8.3.x Impacted (CVE-2022-43769)


Hitachi Vantara Pentaho Business Analytics Server - does not adequately filter user-controlled input for special elements with control implications. (CWE-75)


Products Affected 

Hitachi Vantara Pentaho Business Analytics Server versions before and, including 8.3.x are impacted.



Hitachi Vantara Pentaho Business Analytics Server prior to versions and, including 8.3.x allow certain web services to set property values which contain Spring templates that are interpreted downstream. 



When the vulnerability is leveraged, the attacker can inject Spring templates into properties files, allowing for arbitrary command execution. . 



We recommend you upgrade to the latest Hitachi Vantara Pentaho version 9.4 release with Service Pack For version 9.3 we recommend updating to Service Packs or above where this vulnerability is addressed. 

Please review the Pentaho End-of-Life policy to ensure you are up to date.


Internal Notes: (Non Customer View-able - Non Confidential)

This issue is logged under JIRA PPP-4791