CVE-2020-4072 Detail

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.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Nist CVSS score does not match 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
https://github.com/jhipster/jhipster-kotlin/security/advisories/GHSA-pfxf-wh96-fvjc
https://owasp.org/www-community/attacks/Log_Injection
https://www.baeldung.com/jvm-log-forging

Weakness Enumeration

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

Change History

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Quick Info

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