Vigil@nce - Node.js express-basic-auth: information disclosure via timing measurement
June 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Nodejs Modules not comprehensive.
Consequences: data reading.
Provenance: internet client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 25/04/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can retrieve passwords thanks to response time measurements against Node.js express-basic-auth, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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