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Insecurely generated token - Validation

Description

The system does not properly validate the token used for user creation. For this reason, it is possible to modify the header defining the algorithm with which the token is encrypted, so that it is not signed.

Impact

Create users within the application with tokens that are not signed.

Recommendation

Avoid validating the token by taking the algorithm found in the token header, since an attacker could modify it, so that the token signature is not properly validated.

Threat

Anonymous attacker from the Internet.

Expected Remediation Time

⌚ 60 minutes.

Score

Default score using CVSS 3.1. It may change depending on the context of the src.

Base

  • Attack vector: N
  • Attack complexity: L
  • Privileges required: N
  • User interaction: N
  • Scope: U
  • Confidentiality: N
  • Integrity: L
  • Availability: N

Temporal

  • Exploit code madurity: X
  • Remediation level: X
  • Report confidence: X

Result

  • Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:X/RL:X/RC:X
  • Score:
    • Base: 5.3
    • Temporal: 5.3
  • Severity:
    • Base: Medium
    • Temporal: Medium

Score 4.0

Default score using CVSS 4.0 . It may change depending on the context of the src.

Base 4.0

  • Attack vector: N
  • Attack complexity: L
  • Attack Requirements: N
  • Privileges required: N
  • User interaction: N
  • Confidentiality (VC): N
  • Integrity (VI): L
  • Availability (VA): N
  • Confidentiality (SC): N
  • Integrity (SI): N
  • Availability (SA): N

Threat 4.0

  • Exploit madurity: X

Result 4.0

  • Vector string: CVSS:4.0/AV:N/AC:L/AT:N/PR:N/UI:N/VC:N/VI:L/VA:N/SC:N/SI:N/SA:N/E:X
  • Score:
    • CVSS-BT: 6.9
  • Severity:
    • CVSS-BT: Medium

Requirements

Fixes

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