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CVE-2015-9238 Detail

Current Description

secure-compare 3.0.0 and below do not actually compare two strings properly. compare was actually comparing the first argument with itself, meaning the check passed for any two strings of the same length.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/vdemedes/secure-compare/pull/1 Third Party Advisory
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/50 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-134 Use of Externally-Controlled Format String NIST  
CWE-697 Incorrect Comparison HackerOne  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:secure-compare_project:secure-compare:*:*:*:*:*:node.js:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
3.0.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-9238
NVD Published Date:
05/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019