Summary #

Invicti detected that the Spring Boot web application is configured with Admin MBean enabled. Spring Boot allows developers to enable admin-related features for the application by specifying the spring.application.admin.enabled property.

Impact #

Depending on the configuration of the MBean, it might be possible for a remote attacker to manage the application remotely, including shutting it down without any authentication.

Actions To Take #

In production websites it's recommended to disable the Admin MBean using the following configuration (in the Spring properties file):

spring.application.admin.enabled=false
Classifications #
CWE-16; OWASP 2013-A5; OWASP 2017-A6 , CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:N
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