Privilege Escalation Affecting microsoft.identitymodel.tokens Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,5.1.1)

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  • published

    10 Jan 2017

  • disclosed

    10 Jan 2017

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Introduced: 10 Jan 2017

CWE-265 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens to version 5.1.1 or higher.


Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens Includes types that provide support for cryptographic operations.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Privilege Escalation. A security vulnerability in the public version of Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens 5.1.0 where tokens signed with symmetric keys could be vulnerable to tampering.