Vulnerability CVE-2017-18239


Published: 2018-03-17   Modified: 2018-03-18

Description:
A time-sensitive equality check on the JWT signature in the JsonWebToken.validate method in main/scala/authentikat/jwt/JsonWebToken.scala in authentikat-jwt (aka com.jason-goodwin/authentikat-jwt) version 0.4.5 and earlier allows the supplier of a JWT token to guess bit after bit of the signature by repeating validation requests.

Type:

CWE-noinfo

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Authentikat-jwt project -> Authentikat-jwt 

 References:
https://github.com/jasongoodwin/authentikat-jwt/commit/2d2fa0d40ac8f2f7aa7e9b070fa1a25eee082cb0
https://github.com/jasongoodwin/authentikat-jwt/issues/12
https://github.com/jasongoodwin/authentikat-jwt/pull/36

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