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CVE-2019-11272 Detail

Current Description

Spring Security, versions 4.2.x up to 4.2.12, and older unsupported versions support plain text passwords using PlaintextPasswordEncoder. If an application using an affected version of Spring Security is leveraging PlaintextPasswordEncoder and a user has a null encoded password, a malicious user (or attacker) can authenticate using a password of "null".

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.3 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/07/msg00008.html
https://pivotal.io/security/cve-2019-11272 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-255 Credentials Management NIST  
CWE-287 Improper Authentication Pivotal Software, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pivotal_software:spring_security:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
4.2.0
Up to (including)
4.2.12


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-11272
NVD Published Date:
06/26/2019
NVD Last Modified:
06/27/2019