Vulnerability CVE-2019-5885


Published: 2019-03-21

Description:
Matrix Synapse before 0.34.0.1, when the macaroon_secret_key authentication parameter is not set, uses a predictable value to derive a secret key and other secrets which could allow remote attackers to impersonate users.

Type:

CWE-320

(Key Management Errors)

Vendor: Fedoraproject
Product: Fedora 
Version: 29; 28;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/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
None
Partial
None

 References:
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/32Y6KD3OAHCG5P33HC2QEX3NUZOSXCGZ/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/VMCLO5PUPBA756UKY72PKUWL4RRM4W6K/
https://matrix.org/blog/2019/01/10/critical-security-update-synapse-0-34-0-1-synapse-0-34-1-1/
https://matrix.org/blog/2019/01/15/further-details-on-critical-security-update-in-synapse-affecting-all-versions-prior-to-0-34-1-cve-2019-5885/

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