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Use of Hard-coded Credentials

CVE-2021-40494

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

A Hardcoded JWT Secret Key in "metadata.py" in lxdui, allows attackers to gain admin access to the host system.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • 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

  • Published