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Vulnerability of Spring Framework: privilege escalation via JWT Issuer Validation

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via JWT Issuer Validation of Spring Framework, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable systems: Spring Framework.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 19/12/2018.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2018-15801, VIGILANCE-VUL-28058.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via JWT Issuer Validation of Spring Framework, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This security threat impacts software or systems such as Spring Framework.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness note is medium.

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Spring Framework: version 5.1.2.
The version 5.1.2 is fixed:
  https://pivotal.io/
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