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Spring Cloud Config Relative Path Traversal Vulnerability

Summary

A malicious user, or attacker, can send a request using a specially crafted URL that can lead a directory traversal attack.

Credit:

The information has been provided by Yiming Xiang

The original article can be found at https://tanzu.vmware.com/security/cve-2020-5405

Details
Spring Cloud Config, versions 2.2.x prior to 2.2.2, versions 2.1.x prior to 2.1.7, and older unsupported versions allow applications to serve arbitrary configuration files through the spring-cloud-config-server module.

Vulnerable Systems:

  • Spring Cloud Config
    • 2.2.0 to 2.2.1
    • 2.1.0 to 2.1.6

CVE Information:

CVE-2020-5405

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date: 03/06/2020

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