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Use of Hard-coded Credentials


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


An issue was discovered in Scytl sVote 2.1. Due to the implementation of the database manager, an attacker can access the OrientDB by providing admin as the admin password. A different password cannot be set because of the implementation in code.

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  • HIGH
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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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