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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5.9/10


SimpleSAMLphp 1.14.12 and earlier make it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain sensitive information by leveraging use of the aesEncrypt and aesDecrypt methods in the SimpleSAML/Utils/Crypto class to protect session identifiers in replies to non-HTTPS service providers.

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • 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