CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 14, 2023
Updated: Jul 27, 2023


CVE-2023-38286, a vulnerability in Thymeleaf through version 3.1.1.RELEASE, affects spring-boot-admin (aka Spring Boot Admin) and other products. The vulnerability allows for sandbox bypass through crafted HTML, which could potentially lead to Server Side Template Injection (SSTI) and code execution in spring-boot-admin if MailNotifier is enabled and there is write access to environment variables via the UI. The vulnerability has a risk score of 26 and a base severity rating of HIGH according to NVD@NIST. It has an exploitability score of 1.6 and poses a potential danger to organizations as it can be exploited remotely with low privileges required, leading to high impacts on integrity and confidentiality. Remediation measures are not provided in the information provided.

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