Organizations Alerted of Critical Vulnerability in Backstage Developer Portal Platform


Backstage, an open platform for building developer portals, is affected by a critical vulnerability whose exploitation could have a serious impact on a targeted enterprise, according to cloud-native application security firm Oxeye.

Spotify created Backstage and gave it to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. It offers a catalog for keeping track of all the user’s software, project-creation templates, and open source plugins that can be used to increase the system’s customizability and functionality. Numerous well-known companies, such as Netflix, American Airlines, Doordash, Palo Alto Networks, HP, Siemens, LinkedIn, and Booz Allen Hamilton, use the platform.

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An important security flaw discovered by Oxeye in the well-known sandbox library VM2 earlier this year has an impact on Backstage.

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