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- Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-COMNIMBUSDS-30205
- published 14 Mar 2017
- disclosed 13 Mar 2017
- credit Antonio Sanso, Quan Nguyan
Introduced: 13 Mar 2017CVE NOT AVAILABLE CWE-200 Open this link in a new tab
How to fix?
com.nimbusds:nimbus-jose-jwt to version 4.34.2 or higher.
com.nimbusds:nimbus-jose-jwt is a library for JSON Web Tokens (JWT)
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Elliptic Curve Key Disclosure. A JSON Web Token (JWT) defines a container that transports data between two parties. When a JWT is signed with a private key by one of the parties, it's known as a JSON Web Signature (JWS).
The "JWK" (JSON Web Key) is a JSON based open standard used for creating access tokens. JWK's
Header Parameter allows it to include the public key that corresponds to the key used to sign the JWS. If the Header Parameter includes this public key, an attacker could then use it to generate a private key / public key pair, send the public key together with the signature and the signature will be valid.