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Bug 760842 (CVE-2019-20933) - <dev-db/influxdb-1.8.0: authentication bypass (CVE-2019-20933)
Summary: <dev-db/influxdb-1.8.0: authentication bypass (CVE-2019-20933)
Alias: CVE-2019-20933
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal trivial (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: ~4 [noglsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-12-20 08:26 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2021-07-24 06:26 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2020-12-20 08:26:06 UTC
CVE-2019-20933 (

InfluxDB before 1.7.6 has an authentication bypass vulnerability in the authenticate function in services/httpd/handler.go because a JWT token may have an empty SharedSecret (aka shared secret).

Maintainer, please cleanup affected versions. Thanks!
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-07-24 06:22:14 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 6504a9bd8d9d9898d388213ef6d45ef472828a5e
Author:     John Helmert III <>
AuthorDate: 2021-07-24 05:49:51 +0000
Commit:     John Helmert III <>
CommitDate: 2021-07-24 06:21:24 +0000

    dev-db/influxdb: drop 1.5.1, 1.6.3, 1.6.4
    Signed-off-by: John Helmert III <>

 dev-db/influxdb/Manifest              |  85 ---------------------------
 dev-db/influxdb/influxdb-1.5.1.ebuild | 102 --------------------------------
 dev-db/influxdb/influxdb-1.6.3.ebuild | 102 --------------------------------
 dev-db/influxdb/influxdb-1.6.4.ebuild | 107 ----------------------------------
 4 files changed, 396 deletions(-)
Comment 2 John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2021-07-24 06:26:29 UTC
Tree clean, all done!