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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5.3/10


On the OSNEXUS QuantaStor v4 virtual appliance before 4.3.1, a flaw was found with the error message sent as a response for users that don't exist on the system. An attacker could leverage this information to fine-tune and enumerate valid accounts on the system by searching for common usernames.

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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