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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 [cleanup]
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-12-20 08:26 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2020-12-20 08:26 UTC (History)
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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!