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CVE-2022-23539 Detail

Current Description

Versions `<=8.5.1` of `jsonwebtoken` library could be misconfigured so that legacy, insecure key types are used for signature verification. For example, DSA keys could be used with the RS256 algorithm. You are affected if you are using an algorithm and a key type other than a combination listed in the GitHub Security Advisory as unaffected. This issue has been fixed, please update to version 9.0.0. This version validates for asymmetric key type and algorithm combinations. Please refer to the above mentioned algorithm / key type combinations for the valid secure configuration. After updating to version 9.0.0, if you still intend to continue with signing or verifying tokens using invalid key type/algorithm value combinations, you’ll need to set the `allowInvalidAsymmetricKeyTypes` option to `true` in the `sign()` and/or `verify()` functions.

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/auth0/node-jsonwebtoken/commit/e1fa9dcc12054a8681db4e6373da1b30cf7016e3 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/auth0/node-jsonwebtoken/security/advisories/GHSA-8cf7-32gw-wr33 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-327 Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm Contributor acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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GitHub, Inc.