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Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information


Severity Low
Score 2.7/10


An issue was discovered in PrimeKey EJBCA before 7.6.0. When audit logging changes to the alias configurations of various protocols that use an enrollment secret, any modifications to the secret were logged in cleartext in the audit log (that can only be viewed by an administrator). This affects use of any of the following protocols: SCEP, CMP, or EST.

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  • HIGH
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CWE-312 - Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information

The application stores sensitive information in cleartext within a resource that might be accessible to another control sphere.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published