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CVE-2022-31021 Detail

Description

Ursa is a cryptographic library for use with blockchains. A weakness in the Hyperledger AnonCreds specification that is not mitigated in the Ursa and AnonCreds implementations is that the Issuer does not publish a key correctness proof demonstrating that a generated private key is sufficient to meet the unlinkability guarantees of AnonCreds. The Ursa and AnonCreds CL-Signatures implementations always generate a sufficient private key. A malicious issuer could in theory create a custom CL Signature implementation (derived from the Ursa or AnonCreds CL-Signatures implementations) that uses weakened private keys such that presentations from holders could be shared by verifiers to the issuer who could determine the holder to which the credential was issued. This vulnerability could impact holders of AnonCreds credentials implemented using the CL-signature scheme in the Ursa and AnonCreds implementations of CL Signatures. The ursa project has has moved to end-of-life status and no fix is expected.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  3.3 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/hyperledger/ursa/security/advisories/GHSA-2q6j-gqc4-4gw3 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.brics.dk/RS/98/29/BRICS-RS-98-29.pdf Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-829 Inclusion of Functionality from Untrusted Control Sphere Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-31021
NVD Published Date:
01/16/2024
NVD Last Modified:
01/24/2024
Source:
GitHub, Inc.