CVE-2015-20110

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Oct 31, 2023
Updated: Nov 8, 2023
CWE ID 307

Summary

CVE-2015-20110 is a vulnerability found in JHipster generator-jhipster versions prior to 2.23.0. It allows for a timing attack against the validateToken function, which can be exploited by attackers to guess tokens by brute-forcing one character at a time and observing the timing. This significantly reduces the search space for guessing tokens. The affected products include baKPyu, baKPyv, baKPys, and several others. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations are advised to update their JHipster generator-jhipster version to 2.23.0 or later. If left unaddressed, this vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized access and compromised security due to weakened token authentication.

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