Information Exposure Affecting github.com/keybase/client/go/chat/attachments package, versions <5.6.0
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- Snyk ID SNYK-GOLANG-GITHUBCOMKEYBASECLIENTGOCHATATTACHMENTS-1078498
- published 23 Feb 2021
- disclosed 23 Feb 2021
- credit John Jackson, Aubrey Cottle, Jackson Henry, Robert Willis
How to fix?
github.com/keybase/client/go/chat/attachments to version 5.6.0 or higher.
github.com/keybase/client/go/chat/attachments 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
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.