CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2024-23686

Insertion of Sensitive Information into Log File

Published: Jan 19, 2024 | Modified: Jan 26, 2024
CVSS 3.x
5.3
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2.x
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

DependencyCheck for Maven 9.0.0 to 9.0.6, for CLI version 9.0.0 to 9.0.5, and for Ant versions 9.0.0 to 9.0.5, when used in debug mode, allows an attacker to recover the NVD API Key from a log file.

Weakness

Information written to log files can be of a sensitive nature and give valuable guidance to an attacker or expose sensitive user information.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Dependency-check Owasp 9.0.0 9.0.5
Dependency-check Owasp 9.0.0 9.0.5
Dependency-check Owasp 9.0.0 *

Extended Description

While logging all information may be helpful during development stages, it is important that logging levels be set appropriately before a product ships so that sensitive user data and system information are not accidentally exposed to potential attackers. Different log files may be produced and stored for:

Potential Mitigations

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