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CVE-2021-3538 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in github.com/satori/go.uuid in versions from commit 0ef6afb2f6cdd6cdaeee3885a95099c63f18fc8c to d91630c8510268e75203009fe7daf2b8e1d60c45. Due to insecure randomness in the g.rand.Read function the generated UUIDs are predictable for an attacker.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1954376 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/satori/go.uuid/issues/73 Third Party Advisory 
https://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-GOLANG-GITHUBCOMSATORIGOUUID-72488 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-338 Use of Cryptographically Weak Pseudo-Random Number Generator (PRNG) cwe source acceptance level NIST   Provider acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-3538
NVD Published Date:
06/02/2021
NVD Last Modified:
06/14/2021
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.