Information Exposure Affecting mongodb.driver Open this link in a new tab package, versions [2.11.0, 2.12.2)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Privileges Required

    High

  • User Interaction

    Required

  • Confidentiality

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DOTNET-MONGODBDRIVER-1292153

  • published

    13 May 2021

  • disclosed

    13 May 2021

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade MongoDB.Driver to version 2.12.2 or higher.

Overview

MongoDB.Driver is an Official .NET driver for MongoDB.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Information Exposure. MongoDB C# Driver may erroneously publish events containing authentication-related data to a command listener configured by an application. The published events may contain security-sensitive data when commands such as saslStart, saslContinue, isMaster, createUser, and updateUser are executed.

Without due care, an application may inadvertently expose this authenticated-related information, e.g., by writing it to a log file.

Note: This issue only arises if an application enables the command listener feature (this is not enabled by default).