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Bug 814218 (CVE-2021-38153) - <net-misc/kafka-bin-2.8.1: Arrays.equals timing attack vulnerability
Summary: <net-misc/kafka-bin-2.8.1: Arrays.equals timing attack vulnerability
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: CVE-2021-38153
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal trivial (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
URL: https://kafka.apache.org/cve-list
Whiteboard: ~4 [noglsa]
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Reported: 2021-09-21 20:36 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2021-09-22 23:56 UTC (History)
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Description John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2021-09-21 20:36:43 UTC
CVE-2021-38153:

Some components in Apache Kafka use Arrays.equals to validate a password or key, which is vulnerable to timing attacks that make brute force attacks for such credentials more likely to be successful. Users should upgrade to 2.8.1 or higher, or 3.0.0 or higher where this vulnerability has been fixed.

Please bump.
Comment 1 Patrick Lauer gentoo-dev 2021-09-22 12:32:25 UTC
Bumped, old ebuilds removed in f2e80bca2da029ff8ea4f8f900f75bd391c27f16