Timing Attack Affecting org.eclipse.jetty:jetty-util Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,9.2.22.v20170606) [9.3.0.M0, 9.3.20.v20170531) [9.4.0.M0, 9.4.6.v20170531)


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGECLIPSEJETTY-32151

  • published

    3 Apr 2018

  • disclosed

    16 Jun 2017

  • credit

    Unknown

Overview

org.eclipse.jetty:jetty-util is a lightweight highly scalable java based web server and servlet engine.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Timing Attacks. A flaw in the util/security/Password.java class makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access by observing elapsed times before rejection of incorrect passwords.

Remediation

Upgrade org.eclipse.jetty:jetty-util to versions 9.2.22, 9.3.20, 9.4.6 or higher.

References