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Vulnerability of Spring Batch Admin: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Spring Batch Admin, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Vulnerable systems: Spring Framework.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 20/03/2018.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2018-1229, VIGILANCE-VUL-25604.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Spring Batch Admin product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Spring Batch Admin, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This cybersecurity weakness impacts software or systems such as Spring Framework.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Spring Batch Admin: workaround with Spring Cloud Data Flow.
A workaround is to use Spring Cloud Data Flow.
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