Advisory Published

GHSA-v84f-6r39-cpfc: Input Validation

First published: Fri Sep 15 2023(Updated: )

HashiCorp Vault and Vault Enterprise transit secrets engine allowed authorized users to specify arbitrary nonces, even with convergent encryption disabled. The encrypt endpoint, in combination with an offline attack, could be used to decrypt arbitrary ciphertext and potentially derive the authentication subkey when using transit secrets engine without convergent encryption. Introduced in 1.6.0 and fixed in 1.14.3, 1.13.7, and 1.12.11.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the severity of GHSA-v84f-6r39-cpfc?

    The severity of GHSA-v84f-6r39-cpfc is medium with a severity value of 6.8.

  • How do I fix GHSA-v84f-6r39-cpfc?

    To fix GHSA-v84f-6r39-cpfc, upgrade to version 1.14.3 if using version 1.14.0 to 1.14.2, version 1.13.7 if using version 1.13.0 to 1.13.6, or version 1.12.11 if using version 1.6.0 to 1.12.10.

  • What is the vulnerability ID for GHSA-v84f-6r39-cpfc?

    The vulnerability ID for GHSA-v84f-6r39-cpfc is CVE-2023-4680.

  • What is affected by GHSA-v84f-6r39-cpfc?

    GHSA-v84f-6r39-cpfc affects HashiCorp Vault and Vault Enterprise transit secrets engine.

  • What is the CWE for GHSA-v84f-6r39-cpfc?

    The CWE for GHSA-v84f-6r39-cpfc is CWE-20.


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