Timing Attack Affecting org.apache.kafka:connect-runtime Open this link in a new tab package, versions [2.8.0,2.8.1) [,2.7.2)
Do your applications use this vulnerable package?
21 Sep 2021
13 Aug 2021
Jonathan Santilli of Snyk Security Team
How to fix?
org.apache.kafka:connect-runtime to version 2.8.1, 2.7.2 or higher.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Timing Attack. Some components in Apache Kafka use
Arrays.equals to validate a password or key, which is vulnerable to brute force attacks by malicious users.