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Critical vulnerability in Spotify’s Backstage discovered, patched

November 15, 2022

A critical unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability in Spotify’s Backstage project has been found and fixed, and developers are advised to take immediate action in their environments.

What is Backstage?

Having more than 19,000 stars on Github, Backstage is one of the most popular open-source platforms for building developer portals and is in widespread use by Spotify, American Airlines, Netflix, Splunk, Fidelity Investments, Epic Games, Palo Alto Networks and many others.

It unifies all infrastructure tooling, services, and documentation to create a streamlined development environment.

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