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Insufficient Entropy in cryptiles

Critical severity GitHub Reviewed Published Sep 11, 2018 • Updated Sep 17, 2021

Package

npm cryptiles (npm )

Affected versions

< 4.1.2

Patched versions

4.1.2

Description

Versions of cryptiles prior to 4.1.2 are vulnerable to Insufficient Entropy. The randomDigits() method does not provide sufficient entropy and its generates digits that are not evenly distributed.

Recommendation

Upgrade to version 4.1.2. The package is deprecated and has been moved to @hapi/cryptiles and it is strongly recommended to use the maintained package.

References

Severity

Critical
9.8
/ 10

CVSS base metrics

Attack vector
Network
Attack complexity
Low
Privileges required
None
User interaction
None
Scope
Unchanged
Confidentiality
High
Integrity
High
Availability
High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Weaknesses

CVE ID

CVE-2018-1000620

GHSA ID

GHSA-rq8g-5pc5-wrhr

Source code

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