Insecure Randomness Affecting node-uuid Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,1.4.4)

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  • published

    28 Mar 2016

  • disclosed

    28 Mar 2016

  • credit

    Fedot Praslov

Introduced: 28 Mar 2016

CWE-330 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade to version 1.4.4 or greater.


A bug in node-uuid prior to 1.4.4 caused it to use the cryptographically insecure Math.random which can produce predictable values and should not be used in security-sensitive context.