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Inadequate Encryption Strength


Severity Medium
Score 5.3/10


Experience Manager versions (and earlier) are affected by a Weak Cryptography for Passwords vulnerability that can lead to a security feature bypass. A low-privileged attacker can exploit this in order to decrypt a user's password. The attack complexity is high since a successful exploitation requires to already have in possession this encrypted secret.

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-326 - Inadequate Encryption Strength

The software stores or transmits sensitive data using an encryption scheme that is theoretically sound, but is not strong enough for the level of protection required.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published