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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Low
Score 0/10


REST client for Ruby (aka rest-client) before 1.7.3 logs usernames and passwords, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the log.

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published