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Inappropriate coding practices - Wildcard export

Description

When exporting libraries, the wildcard operator (asterisk) is used, which exports all the functions of that library. This is a bad practice that complicates the use and maintenance of the module.

Impact

  • Export functions and procedures that will not be used.
  • Cause suboptimal performance of the application.

Recommendation

Explicitly export the libraries and packages necessary for the correct operation of the application.

Threat

Attacker authenticated in the application from the Internet.

Score

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

Base

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

Temporal

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

Result

  • Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:P/RL:X/RC:X
  • Score:
    • Base: 3.1
    • Temporal: 3.0
  • Severity:
    • Base: Low
    • Temporal: Low

Requirements