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Use of Hard-coded Credentials


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


The getUserzoneCookie function in Kaltura before 13.2.0 uses a hardcoded cookie secret to validate cookie signatures, which allows remote attackers to bypass an intended protection mechanism and consequently conduct PHP object injection attacks and execute arbitrary PHP code via a crafted userzone cookie.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-798 - Use of Hard-coded Credentials

The software contains hard-coded credentials, such as a password or cryptographic key, which it uses for its own inbound authentication, outbound communication to external components, or encryption of internal data.


Advisory Timeline

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