Vulnerability identifier: #VU52846
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to excessive data output by the application. A remote attacker can learn the values of internal authentication keys by observing timing differences in string comparison operations within SysController and MailHandlerController.
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Vulnerable software versions
Redmine: 4.0.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.0.5, 4.0.6, 4.0.7, 4.0.8, 4.1.0, 4.1.1, 4.1.2
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.