CVE-2018-11039

MEDIUM

Description

Spring Framework (versions 5.0.x prior to 5.0.7, versions 4.3.x prior to 4.3.18, and older unsupported versions) allow web applications to change the HTTP request method to any HTTP method (including TRACE) using the HiddenHttpMethodFilter in Spring MVC. If an application has a pre-existing XSS vulnerability, a malicious user (or attacker) can use this filter to escalate to an XST (Cross Site Tracing) attack.

References

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/107984

https://pivotal.io/security/cve-2018-11039

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2019-5072813.html

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2019-5072801.html

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2019-5072835.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-25

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: MEDIUM