Insecure Randomness Affecting com.orientechnologies:orientdb-core Open this link in a new tab package, versions (,2.1.11)

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  • published

    15 Jan 2016

  • disclosed

    15 Jan 2016

  • credit

    Predrag Gruevski

Introduced: 15 Jan 2016

CWE-330 Open this link in a new tab


com.orientechnologies:orientdb-core The file is responsible for auto-generating passwords by using the variable new Random(). This is Java's default random-number generator initialized with the current system time as a seed, which is not secure because it is easily predictable. The SecureRandom random-number generator was used as a fix.