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1553024: CVE-2017-8046 spring-boot: Malicious PATCH requests submitted to servers can use specially crafted JSON data to run arbitrary Java code

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Malicious PATCH requests submitted to servers using Spring Data REST versions prior to 2.6.9 (Ingalls SR9), versions prior to 3.0.1 (Kay SR1) and Spring Boot versions prior to 1.5.9, 2.0 M6 can use specially crafted JSON data to run arbitrary Java code.

Find out more about CVE-2017-8046 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


While there might be compatibility issues upgrading Spring REST Data independently of the Spring Boot version we recommend that customers make sure they are using a fixed version of Spring Data REST 2.6.9, or 3.0.1. RHOAR has now upgraded to version 1.5.10 of Spring Boot which is compatible with fixed versions of Spring DATA Rest.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 10
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Fuse 6.3 RHSA-2018:2405 2018-08-14

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenShift Application Runtimes 1.0 springboot Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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