Pivotal Spring Security Update

Number: AV18-037
Date: 06 March 2018


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a Pivotal Spring Security Update.


Pivotal Spring has released updates to address security vulnerabilities in various Spring web application products. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow execution of arbitrary commands on web applications built using Spring Data REST.

Affected Versions:
- Spring Data REST versions prior to 2.5.12, 2.6.7, 3.0 RC3
- Spring Boot versions prior to 2.0.0M4
- Spring Data release trains prior to Kay-RC3

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.



Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

Please note, CCIRC PGP key has recently been updated.

For general information, please contact Public Safety Canada's Public Affairs division at:

Telephone: 613-944-4875 or 1-800-830-3118
Fax: 613-998-9589
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