Spring Security 5.6.x < 5.6.9 / 5.7.x < 5.7.5 Authorization Bypass

critical Nessus Plugin ID 171061


The remote host contains a web application framework that is affected by an authorization bypass vulnerability.


The remote host contains a Spring Security version that is 5.7.x prior to 5.7.5 or 5.6.x prior to 5.6.9. It may, therefore, be affected by an authorization bypass vulnerability.

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


Upgrade to Spring Security version 5.6.9, 5.7.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 171061

File Name: spring_security_CVE-2022-31692.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 2/7/2023

Updated: 2/8/2023

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


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-2022-31692


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:pivotal_software:spring_security

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Spring Security

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/31/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/31/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-31692