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Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2022 04:39:16 +0000
From: Benoit Tellier <>
Subject: CVE-2022-22931: Path traversal in Apache James 

Severity: moderate


Fix of CVE-2021-40525 do not prepend delimiters upon valid directory validations.

Affected implementations include:
 - maildir mailbox store
 - Sieve file repository

This enables a user to access other users data stores (limited to user names being prefixed by the value of the username being used).


This had been fixed in Apache James 3.6.2.


These issues were discovered and reported by GHSL team member Jaroslav Lobańćevski

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