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- Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHEKAFKA-1540737
- published 21 Sep 2021
- disclosed 13 Aug 2021
- credit Jonathan Santilli of Snyk Security Team
How to fix?
org.apache.kafka:kafka-clients to version 2.8.1, 2.7.2 or higher.
org.apache.kafka:kafka-clients is a streaming platform that can publish and subscribe to streams of records, store streams of records in a fault-tolerant durable way, and process streams of records as they occur.
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.