Timing Attack Affecting org.jasypt:jasypt package, versions [,1.9.2)


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGJASYPT-31668

  • published

    26 Apr 2018

  • disclosed

    21 May 2017

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade org.jasypt:jasypt to version 1.9.2 or higher.

Overview

org.jasypt:jasypt is a java library which allows the developer to add basic encryption capabilities to his/her projects with minimum effort, and without the need of having deep knowledge on how cryptography works.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Timing Attacks via the Arrays.equals function. A local user can conduct a timing attack on password hash comparison in the Jasypt component to determine passwords on the target system.