CVE-2020-4072 Detail

Current Description

In generator-jhipster-kotlin version 1.6.0 log entries are created for invalid password reset attempts. As the email is provided by a user and the api is public this can be used by an attacker to forge log entries. This is vulnerable to https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/117.html This problem affects only application generated with jwt or session authentication. Applications using oauth are not vulnerable. This issue has been fixed in version 1.7.0.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/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/jhipster/jhipster-kotlin/commit/426ccab85e7e0da562643200637b99b6a2a99449 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/jhipster/jhipster-kotlin/security/advisories/GHSA-pfxf-wh96-fvjc Third Party Advisory 
https://owasp.org/www-community/attacks/Log_Injection Technical Description 
https://www.baeldung.com/jvm-log-forging Technical Description 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-117 Improper Output Neutralization for Logs Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-4072
NVD Published Date:
06/25/2020
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2020
Source:
MITRE