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Insufficiently Protected Credentials


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


Opencast before version 10.6 will try to authenticate against any external services listed in a media package when it is trying to access the files, sending the global system user's credentials, regardless of the target being part of the Opencast cluster or not.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
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CWE-522 - Insufficiently Protected Credentials

The product transmits or stores authentication credentials, but it uses an insecure method that is susceptible to unauthorized interception and/or retrieval.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published