Skip to main content

Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


In Spring Session version 3.0.0, the session id can be logged to the standard output stream. This vulnerability exposes sensitive information to those who have access to the application logs and can be used for session hijacking. Specifically, an application is vulnerable if it is using "HeaderHttpSessionIdResolver".

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published