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Spring Boot Http Trace Actuator Exposed

Spring Boot Http Trace Actuator Exposed

Spring Boot Http Trace Actuator Exposed Misconfiguration.

Security Misconfiguration (SM)

The Spring Boot Http Trace Actuator Exposed misconfiguration occurs when the Actuator endpoint responsible for tracing HTTP requests is accessible to unauthorized users. This misconfiguration can lead to security risks as sensitive information, including request traces, timestamps, user principals, and session details, can be exposed. Attackers can gain insights into the application's HTTP traffic patterns and potentially 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 necessary to prevent unauthorized access to HTTP tracing information.

The Spring Boot Http Trace Actuator Exposed misconfiguration occurs when the Actuator endpoint responsible for tracing HTTP requests is accessible to unauthorized users. This misconfiguration can lead to security risks as sensitive information, including request traces, timestamps, user principals, and session details, can be exposed. Attackers can gain insights into the application's HTTP traffic patterns and potentially 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 necessary to prevent unauthorized access to HTTP tracing information.

Impact of the vulnerability

Impact of the vulnerability

Exposing Spring Boot Http Trace Actuator can disclose sensitive HTTP request information, potentially aiding attackers in exploiting vulnerabilities.

Exposing Spring Boot Http Trace Actuator can disclose sensitive HTTP request information, potentially aiding attackers in exploiting vulnerabilities.

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 as a variable (urlVar).

Execute request

The execute section defines the type of request to be executed and the specific request details. In this template, a single request is executed, and the URL is modified using the extracted URL variable (${urlVar}) to access the Actuator's HTTP trace endpoint.

Validation

The validation section defines the expected response criteria for the executed request. In this template, the response code is expected to be 200, and the response payload is expected to contain specific elements such as traces, timestamp, principal, and session.

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