CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 31, 2023
Updated: Nov 29, 2023
CWE ID 321
CWE ID 325


CVE-2023-46129 is a vulnerability that affects the pub-sub distributed communication technology, specifically the nkeys library version 0.4.0 through 0.4.5 and NATS server versions 2.10.0 through 2.10.3. The issue lies in the library's handling of encryption, where all encryption is done using an all-zeros key instead of the intended key. This vulnerability only affects encryption, not signing. The nkeys Go library version 0.4.6, corresponding with NATS Server 2.10.4, includes a patch to fix this issue, and no known workarounds are available. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is rated as high, with a base severity score of 7.5 out of 10 and a confidentiality impact rating of high according to's analysis report (CVE-2023-46129).

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