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7PK - Security Features


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


OpenDaylight Karaf in versions 0.5.0-Carbon, 0.5.1-Carbon, 0.5.2-Carbon, and 0.6.0 fails to clear the cache after a password change, allowing the old password to be used until the Karaf cache is manually cleared (e.g. via restart).

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  • HIGH
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CWE-254 - Security Features

Security features are integrated into the application infrastructure to protect its resources and the trusted environment against a known exploit, threat, or vulnerability. However, flawed, disabled, or absent security features expose the application to a variety of attacks. This is a multidimensional vulnerability with broad potential impact. It can lead to defacement, confidentiality compromise, system takeover, etc.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published