Monday, September 27, 2021

Timing Attack - org.apache.kafka:kafka-clients [,2.8.1)


org.apache.kafka:kafka-clients is a streaming platform that can publish and subscribe to streams of records, store streams of records in a fault-tolerant durable way, and process streams of records as they occur.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Timing Attack. Some components in Apache Kafka use Arrays.equals to validate a password or key, which is vulnerable to brute force attacks by malicious users.


Upgrade org.apache.kafka:kafka-clients to version 2.8.1 or higher.



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thank you Templateism for the design - You should have written the code a little more complicated - Nothing Encrypted anymore