Cryptographic Issues Affecting org.apache.directory.server:apacheds-kerberos-codec Open this link in a new tab package, versions [0,]


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHEDIRECTORYSERVER-1063040

  • published

    6 May 2021

  • disclosed

    20 Jan 2021

  • credit

    Ya Xiao

How to fix?

A fix was pushed into the master branch but not yet published.

Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Cryptographic Issues. A static IV is used in symmetric encryption with CBC mode. The IV of CBC mode is expected to be random. The static IV makes the resulting ciphertext much more predictable and susceptible to a dictionary attack.