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Spring Boot Environment Actuator Exposed

Spring Boot Environment Actuator Exposed

Spring Boot Environment Actuator Exposed Misconfiguration.

Security Misconfiguration (SM)

The Spring Boot Environment Actuator Exposed misconfiguration occurs when the Actuator endpoint, which provides access to application environment details, is accessible to unauthorized users. This misconfiguration can lead to security risks as sensitive environment information, such as configuration properties and active profiles, can be exposed. Attackers can gain insights into the application's inner workings and exploit vulnerabilities. It falls under the Security Misconfiguration category with a low severity level. Proper access control and secure configuration of the Actuator endpoints are crucial to protect sensitive environment details.

The Spring Boot Environment Actuator Exposed misconfiguration occurs when the Actuator endpoint, which provides access to application environment details, is accessible to unauthorized users. This misconfiguration can lead to security risks as sensitive environment information, such as configuration properties and active profiles, can be exposed. Attackers can gain insights into the application's inner workings and exploit vulnerabilities. It falls under the Security Misconfiguration category with a low severity level. Proper access control and secure configuration of the Actuator endpoints are crucial to protect sensitive environment details.

Impact of the vulnerability

Impact of the vulnerability

Exposing Spring Boot Environment Actuator can expose sensitive environment information, leading to potential security vulnerabilities and unauthorized access.

Exposing Spring Boot Environment Actuator can expose sensitive environment information, leading to potential security vulnerabilities and unauthorized access.

How this template works

APIs Selection

The API selection filters in this template specify the criteria for selecting the API to be tested. In this case, the filters include the response code range (gte: 200, lt: 300) and the extraction of the URL from the response to be used in the subsequent request.

Execute request

The execute section defines the type of request to be executed and provides the necessary details for the request. In this template, a single request is executed, and the URL is modified using the extracted URL from the API selection filters. The modified URL is used to access the Actuator endpoint.

Validation

The validation section specifies the expected response code and payload for the executed request. In this template, the expected response code is 200, and the response payload should contain either "applicationConfig" or "activeProfiles". Additionally, the response payload should also contain either "server.port" or "local.server.port". These validations ensure that the Actuator endpoint is properly configured and sensitive environment information is not exposed.

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