Insecure Randomness Affecting crypto-js package, versions >=3.2.0 <3.2.1


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JS-CRYPTOJS-548472

  • published

    11 Feb 2020

  • disclosed

    11 Feb 2020

  • credit

    Unknown

Introduced: 11 Feb 2020

CWE-331 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade crypto-js to version 3.2.1 or higher.

Overview

crypto-js is a library of crypto standards.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Insecure Randomness. The secureRandom() method is supposed to return a cryptographically strong pseudo-random data string, but it is biased to certain digits. An attacker could be able to guess the created digits.