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Recipe - CSRF: Disabled CSRF protection (AbstractHttpConfigurer)

Description:
Disabling Spring Security's CSRF protection makes the application vulnerable
Level:
error
Language:
  • java
Tags:
  • Spring
  • security
  • framework specific
  • web
  • Spring Security
  • CSRF
  • OWASP Top 10
Documentation

Spring Security by default provides protection against Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. Disabling it would put the application at risk.

Before
http.csrf().disable();
After
http.csrf();
References
Recipe
id: scw:spring:csrf:disabled-AbstractHttpConfigurer
version: 10
metadata:
  name: 'CSRF: Disabled CSRF protection (AbstractHttpConfigurer)'
  shortDescription: Disabling Spring Security's CSRF protection makes the application vulnerable
  level: error
  language: java
  scwCategory: csrf:csrf
  cweCategory: 352
  enabled: true
  descriptionFile: descriptions/CSRFprotectiondonotdisabledefaultprotection.html
  tags: Spring;security;framework specific;web;Spring Security;CSRF;OWASP Top 10
search:
  methodcall:
    name: disable
    declaration:
      type: org.springframework.security.config.annotation.web.configurers.AbstractHttpConfigurer
    "on":
      methodcall:
        name: csrf
availableFixes:
- name: Enable CSRF protection
  actions:
  - rewrite:
      to: '{{{ qualifier }}}'
      target: self