Information Exposure Affecting Open this link in a new tab package, versions <5.6.0

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  • snyk-id


  • published

    23 Feb 2021

  • disclosed

    23 Feb 2021

  • credit

    John Jackson, Aubrey Cottle, Jackson Henry, Robert Willis

How to fix?

Upgrade to version 5.6.0 or higher.

Overview is a Keybase core crypto library.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Information Exposure. It allows an attacker to obtain potentially sensitive media (such as private pictures) in the cache and uploadtemps directories. It fails to effectively clear cached pictures, even after deletion via normal methodology within the client, or by utilizing the Explode message / Explode now functionality.