Spring Security Advisories

CVE-2020-5428: Possibility of SQL Injection in Spring Cloud Task Execution Sorting Query

LOW | JANUARY 25, 2021 | CVE-2020-5428


In applications using Spring Cloud Task 2.2.4.RELEASE and below, may be vulnerable to SQL injection when exercising certain lookup queries in the TaskExplorer.

Affected Spring Products and Versions

  • Spring Cloud Task
    • 2.2.4 and below


Users should upgrade to 2.2.5 and higher. Releases that have fixed this issue include:

  • Spring Cloud Task
    • 2.3.0
    • 2.2.5


This issue was identified and responsibly reported by Surfijen Bani of CHECK24 Factory GmbH.


  • 2020-11-03: Initial vulnerability identified.

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