Authentication Bypass Affecting sorcery Open this link in a new tab package, versions <0.15.0


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-RUBY-SORCERY-568682

  • published

    8 May 2020

  • disclosed

    7 May 2020

  • credit

    Ortwin Gentz, FutureTap

How to fix?

Upgrade sorcery to version 0.15.0 or higher.

Overview

sorcery is a package that provides common authentication needs such as signing in/out, activating by email and resetting password.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Authentication Bypass. There is a brute force vulnerability when using password authentication via Sorcery. The brute force protection submodule will prevent a brute force attack for the defined lockout period, but once expired, protection will not be re-enabled until a user or malicious actor logs in successfully. This does not affect users that do not use the built-in brute force protection submodule, nor users that use permanent account lockout.